Nexstar Media Group

  • Assistant Chief News Photographer

    Requisition ID
    2019-6267
    Category
    News
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Portsmouth
    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

    WAVY TV-10/ WVBT FOX 43 has an opening for an Assistant Chief News Photographer. Successful candidate will shoot news and help train new Photographers and MMJ’s. Responsibilities include assisting the News Operations Manager with developing and promoting a culture of innovative visual content on all screens. We are looking for a strong, inspiring leader who knows how to motivate and continually evaluate a team of Photographers by maintaining a positive, constructive, accountable environment. We cover hard news with a creative, NPPA standard of shooting and editing. WAVY is the #1 station in the Norfolk/VA Beach, VA market (#42); our coverage extends from Williamsburg/Eastern Shore of Virginia to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

     

    • Shoot and edit general daily news
    • Assist with training new Photographers and MMJ’s
    • Help lead Photography staff with positive instruction and feedback
    • Assist with managing camera equipment and fleet management
    • Operate live microwave trucks and TVU packs
    • Willing to learn drone and helicopter news photography
    • Innovate visual content on all screens

    Qualifications

     

    • College degree preferred
    • 5 years of shooting and editing local news
    • Must be a pro-active leader with a positive attitude
    • Good driving record required
    • Must be mobile and able to lift 60 pounds on a regular basis

     

    To be considered for this position, you must apply online at https://corporatecareers-nexstar.icims.com

     

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