News Nation is seeking a either a Phoenix or San Antonio, TX based Border Photographer/Editor to travel frequently with an assigned correspondent primarily cover border security, immigration, and other intersecting issues.
Live Event / On Location Services
San Antonio, Texas Area, Phoenix, Arizona Area
Jan 26, 2023
The ideal candidate is proficient in shooting and editing video and is equipped to ably partner with a correspondent to craft stories which are engaging, compelling, and accurate. The person must have a strong work-ethic, be a self-starter, a clear communicator, and a team player.
The news photographer will cover stories at the Southern border and travel throughout the Southwest and Western regions and may also be dispatched to cover stories nationally or in some cases internationally as well.
-Shoot video for news reports
-Edit reporter packages and elements for television broadcasts and digital use on Adobe Premiere
-Familiarity with Bit Central & Latakoo helpful but not required
- Shoot active and dynamic live shots in various settings
-Maintain video equipment and other gear
-Operate portable live unit and ENG trucks in remote situations
-Perform other duties as assigned
-Regular travel will to the Southern Border will be required
-Short notice travel and schedule flexibility including weekends for assignments will also be required
-Minimum five years’ experience of news gathering
-Degree in communications preferred or related experience
-Valid driver’s license
-Ability to lift and carry equipment in the range of 50 lbs. in weight
-Basic knowledge of satellite live truck operation
-Good communications skills with sound editorial judgement
Salary Range - $70,000 - $85,000 Annualize