Nexstar Media Group

  • News Photographer

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    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    Position Summary

    KRQE Media Group a CBS Affiliate in Albuquerque, NM is searching for a talented news photographer with technical expertise and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
    • Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
    • Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.


    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers  in all departments.
    • Responds positively to feedback.
    • Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
    • Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.


    Education/ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.


    Training/EquipmentOperate live trucks and camera equipment.


    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements

    Must be able to operate computer and editing machine.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.   Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.


    NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.





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