Part-Time News Photographer
: Dedham MA
Reporting to the Chief Photographer, this PT Photographer position will work with reporters and solo to gather content for station newscasts and ensure good story telling through video, live shots and quick editing. Successful candidates will excel at storytelling through outstanding visuals and audio. Boston 25 photographers shoot and edit impactful, compelling, stories within all platforms for this top 10 market station. Photographers also take ownership in the technical aspects of their work, from the operation of cameras and editing systems to LiveU and live trucks. This position requires working all shifts including weekends, nights and holidays.
Shoot and edit compelling, impactful stories that are clear and easy to understand
Have complete knowledge of cameras to get the best and most creative possible video for our stories
Have complete knowledge of Avid Newscutter editing program and computers to edit stories in the best and most creative manner
Understand how to use Aspera, so stories or elements can be fed from any wi-fi hotspot
Have complete knowledge of how to operate every live/sat truck and learn the best ways to troubleshoot any truck or equipment issues – take ownership in the technical aspects of the job
Coordinate with Reporters to make sure all deadlines are met, including work making slot and being in place for scheduled live hits
Manage time efficiently so multiple stories can be shot/edited. Be willing and prepared to shoot/edit multiple stories each day
Explore all possibilities with reporters for active liveshots and standups
Regularly execute “process photography”
Ensure video, sound and a standup is fed back early for promotions
Have a “digital first” mentality that will get video, sound and information to our digital platforms asap
Look for “web only” opportunities with compelling raw interviews, video or extras
Check vehicles at the beginning and of each shift - keep vehicles in excellent condition
A minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Photographer is preferred
Experience as a photojournalist in local news required
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Photography or related field preferred
Ability to multi task and work under pressure
Able to handle breaking news with ease and meet assigned deadlines
Ability to work various shifts including mornings, nights, holidays and weekends
Avid Newscutter and Panasonic P2 camera experience a plus
To apply go to http://bit.ly/2Z53zYL
About Cox Media Group:
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
WFXT/Boston 25 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 6/5/19.
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