Chief Photographer

Posted by Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2019-09-28

Description:

The Chief Photographer oversees the day to day operations of the Photography division and is responsible for the maintenance of all photography technology and equipment at the station.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Manages all aspects of the Photography division

·        Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the photographers

·        Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees

·        Maintains all photography technology and equipment for the station

·        Manages the photographer staff, including coaching and development

·        Assigns projects to staff and ensures that logistics and shot requirements meet established standards

·        Performs photographer duties as required by business demands, including setting up, composing and executing video shots

·        Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations

·        Performs other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

Requirements and Skills: 

·        Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

·        Fluency in English

·        Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

·        Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

·        Minimum five years’ experience as a photographer in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role

·        Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance

·        Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them

·        Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills

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

·        Strong PC/MS Office experience

·        Experience with video recording equipment and camera technology

·        Experience with satellite trucks

·        Significant experience evaluating, selecting and operating video recording equipment

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

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, youll enjoy your career with us!

 

Contact:

Apply for job at:  Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

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