News Photog REQ-4143

Posted by Nexstar Media Group

Indianapolis, IN
Posted: 2020-05-14


WXIN/WTTV-TV, a Nexstar Media Broadcasting station, seeks a full-time News Photographer to join our News Team. 


  • Shoots video of news events, both live and recorded, for news programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer.
  • Must possess ability to gather news content independently and efficiently convey that information to the station, while also contributing media content to our digital platforms.
  • Work closely with reporters to get a complete story, and collaborate the best method to be produced.
  • Edits stories. Suggests story topics and/or pictorial essays to Executive Producer.
  • Maintains assigned equipment and keeps vehicle in good working condition. Makes sure camera equipment and vehicle receive proper/timely maintenance.
  • Ability to set-up remotes to transmit pictures live from-the-scene and report back to station.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications Necessary: College degree desired. Experience with Adobe Premiere non-linear editing software and have a working knowledge of remote/live production techniques. Minimum 3 years’ experience as news or production photographer preferred. At least 2 years of non-linear editing experience and organizational skills required. ENG/SNG truck operation experience preferred. Good organizational skills.  Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and good driving record. Usually 8-hour workdays, 5 days a week; may be required to work additional hours/days. We are a 24/7 operation so shifts may be changed to meet department’s needs. Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis. Maintains a positive attitude with teamwork mentality.


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