Photographer

40298

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130

Production
Philadelphia
Full-Time
On-Site

 

 

CBS Philadelphia is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time news staff photographer/editor with great multitasking and storytelling abilities. 

 

The primary duty of this news photographer is to work with news reporters, producers, and our assignment desk to shoot high quality, compelling and creative visual content. This video photographer will travel light and work quickly. The candidate will be adaptable, tenacious, and nimble enough to capture fleeting moments. We are seeking someone proficient in videography, lighting, and editing who will bring local news stories to life. 

 

Candidates must possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a positive outlook. A passion for storytelling is important. The ideal candidate must also be able to respond to breaking news events when the situation warrants. This position is perfect for an expert photographer who is eager to contribute to original reporting, enterprise content, and has demonstrated the ability to work well under pressure and make deadlines. 


GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Candidates must demonstrate an ability to direct lighting, set overall visual look and sound related to technical specifications for projects, and also perform as a one-person crew or as part of a team.
  • Ensure that all pictures and sound are of the highest quality and accurately recorded.
  • Must be a teammate who works closely with reporters and producers by providing support logistics and shot requirements.
  • Operate ENG and Sat vehicles.
  • Maintain all gear including crew vehicles, work with appropriate departments to keep all gear up to date and in working order.
  • Trouble-shoot quickly and effectively in a variety of circumstances.
  • Work under deadline pressure.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum 5 years' experience working as an ENG photographer in local news or equivalent situation.
  • Possess interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to listen and provide and receive constructive criticism.
  • In-depth knowledge of existing and evolving newsgathering technologies.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, collaborative and possess a high level of creativity to tell stories with sound and images.
  • Experience in logistics, special event planning and execution.


REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Valid US driver's license to drive.
  • Valid US passport to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Ability to lift 50 plus lbs. of newsgathering equipment.
  • Available to work weekends, overnights, varying shifts, and overtime when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines in all kinds of weather conditions.
  • Travel for production
  • Proficient with streaming technologies such as Dejero and LiveU.
  • Able to travel for assignments that could last days or weeks.
  • Applicants must provide a link to examples of their recent work.

 

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia