Photographer Editor

Posted by Hearst Television

Manchester, NH
Posted: 2017-10-17


WMUR has a full-time videographer opening for a self-motivated individual. We are seeking a photographer/editor with the ability to capture news in a creative and efficient way. This person must also be an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots. The winning candidate should also be tech savvy and have knowledge of the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPros and edit on laptops in Adobe Premiere.  Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis and Bit Central are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Shoot and edit vo’ s, vo-sots and packages for broadcast and online postings
  • Work with the assignment desk and reporters to cover daily stories
  • Gather and edit video and still pictures for digital platforms
  • Work with reporters and producers to ensure the best content is gathered
  • Work with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed 
  • Communicate and coordinate incoming video elements from crews in the field
  • Work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video
  • Produce and publish content to our online platforms



  • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to operate large vehicles. Must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record
  • Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
  • Can organize and prioritize
  • Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
  • Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions
  • Available to work all shifts including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays


  • College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience


  • Must have computer and software experience
  • Previous news shooting and editing experience preferred


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer