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Chief Photographer

For WPTZ

WPTZ, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a Chief Photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what???s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. Exceptional organization, motivation and the ability to train new MMJs and photographers are critical. Our Chief Photographer is an integral part of our management team and is a key player in our live event coverage. You???ll be working in our new state of the art newsroom and in an area known for its picturesque mountains, beautiful waterways and idyllic ski slopes.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Trains, manages, evaluates and develops a team of photographers and MMJs
  • Shooting and editing of vo??? s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings
  • A team leader who ensures our look and sound are among the best in the market.
  • Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.
  • Works with Engineering and Creative Services to plan and execute live event coverage

Qualifications Requirements: 

  • Excellent managerial skills
  • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Efficient Operation on TVU technology
  • Can work in all weather conditions
  • Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver???s license and a near-perfect driving record
  • Can organize and prioritize
 
Aug 11, 2022
Sept 7, 2022
• Prior management experience preferred. • Previous newsroom experience required.
Education: • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience. • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered Details: WPTZ, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a Chief Photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what???s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. Exceptional organization, motivation and the ability to train new MMJs and photographers are critical. Our Chief Photographer is an integral part of our management team and is a key player in our live event coverage. You???ll be working in our new state of the art newsroom and in an area known for its picturesque mountains, beautiful waterways and idyllic ski slopes. Job Responsibilities: • Trains, manages, evaluates and develops a team of photographers and MMJs • Shooting and editing of vo??? s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings • A team leader who ensures our look and sound are among the best in the market. • Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered. • Works with Engineering and Creative Services to plan and execute live event coverage Experience Requirements: • Prior management experience preferred. • Previous newsroom experience required. Qualifications Requirements: • Excellent managerial skills • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment • Efficient Operation on TVU technology • Can work in all weather conditions • Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver???s license and a near-perfect driving record • Can organize and prioritize Education: • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience. • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered Additional Requirements As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE