Photographer

39070

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222

Production
Pittsburgh
Full-Time
Hybrid

 

 

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR


CBS Television KDKA-TV Pittsburgh is looking for a creative and dedicated Photojournalist to join the CBS Pittsburgh News Team. Candidates should have a strong dedication to visual storytelling with excellent photography and editing skills and assist our Multi-Media Journalists during live shots and on assignments as needed.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Photojournalists applying for this position must have non-linear editing experience, knowledge of file-based video transfer, and experience as a News Photographer and Editor
  • Must have the ability to operate live bonded cellular transmit units, communicate effectively, work well under pressure, have a keen knowledge of situational safety, and meet deadlines. 
  • Must have at least 5+ years of experience in a medium to large television market. 


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates will be accountable for maintaining assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop editors, and peripheral gear, and initiating repairs when necessary. 
  • Must be physically able to carry, shoulder, and shoot with a broadcast ENG camera (25 lbs. or more), as well as carry support equipment (tripod, lights, microphones, etc.) 
  • You will be forward-thinking and possess excellent communications and relationship skills. 
  • This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement with IATSE.


PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Exceptional news judgment and writing skills. 


KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT EVENTS

  • Excellent writing skills are a requirement! You have a strong curiosity about in public relations, preferably a degree in communications, public relations, or journalism; one to two years of related experience (PR assistant or agency experience preferred); outstanding organizational skills; strong communication skills; and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Strong breaking news skills.
  • Ability to incorporate social media and new technology into all the newscasts.
  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or allied field preferred.
  • Drone pilot license a plus!

 

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: Pittsburgh