Photographer, News

Nexstar Broadcasting Peoria, IL

News Photographer

WMBD-TV (CBS Affiliate)/WYZZ-TV (FOX Affiliate through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) is currently hiring a News Photographer for their Peoria/Bloomington, IL station. The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Shoots video for news reports.

Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.

Sets up, composes and executes video shots.

Maintains video equipment.

Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.

Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

High school diploma.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum two years' experience operating video recording equipment.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Proficiency with video recording equipment.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Flexibility to work any shift.