Photographer I/Editor, News
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KLAS 8 News Now is actively recruiting for a full time Photographer I/Editor, News.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Candidate will be responsible for editing and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner.
- Photographs news events, both live and to digital file, for news events and programs.
- Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using in-house or field locations as needed.
- Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced.
- Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork.
- Ability to set-up remotes to allow transmission of digital file feeds or live-from-the-field reports back to the station.
- Must be able to lift 50lbs above your head.
- Fluency in English
- High School Diploma
- Minimum of three years experience in Photography, Editing and Live Truck operations.
- Must have non-linear editing experience on Adobe Premiere Pro.
- Requires a valid Nevada driver’s license with a clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine.
- Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure.
- Applicants must be flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Photographer/Editor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Photographer/Editor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
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