Nexstar Media Group

  • Chief Photographer

    Requisition ID
    2018-3280
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Odessa
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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 www.nexstar.tv.

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    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 as well as the news vehicle fleet.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manages all aspects of News Photography 
    • Maintains all photography technology and equipment for the station
    • Manages the coaching and development of news staff
    • Performs photographer duties as required by business demands, including setting up, composing and executing video shots
    • Operates live remotes 
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & 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
    • 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
    • Experience with video recording equipment and camera technology
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

     

     

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Chief Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Chief Photographer I must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

     

     

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