- Field Photographer

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Field Photographer


Field Photographer

• Emerging Level


WSNS-TV, Telemundo Chicago, a Spanish language station owned by NBCUniversal, has an opportunity for an ENG News field photographer to join our award-winning broadcast and News operations.

Category Camera Operators  Photographers 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 10, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The field photographer will work closely with Newsroom Managers, On-Air Talent and other Broadcast Operations personnel to gather high-quality and informative news stories with integrity and facts. Field photographers also work on other station projects as assigned.

  • Must join the NABET union if not a current member
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in News camera/field photography
  • Must be fully knowledgeable in all aspects of ENG field operations
  • Must be proficient working with both Adobe Premiere and Dalet systems
  • Must be able to operate a microwave/satellite news truck
  • Must have proficiencies in technologies such as Cloud uploading, LiveU, Dejero, ASI conversion, fiber boxes and wireless cameras.
  • Must be able to work weekends, longer hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines
  • Job requires the ability to perform well outdoors in all kinds of weather and with a high degree of self-sufficiency
  • Working knowledge of Spanish and English is required
Eligibility Requirements:
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license and able to drive without restrictions
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV and work samples online to be considered 
Desired Qualifications:
  • Must be an excellent photographer in Newsgathering, News production, station promotions and other general station projects as assigned
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere
  • Able to also work independently and capture informative and reliable newsgathering pictures and audio for broadcast
  • Exceptional knowledge navigating the Internet and working with computers and digital equipment
  • Able to work efficiently under daily pressure and deadlines
  • Able to productively excel within a fast-paced and multi-cultural broadcast operations and local news team environment

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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