- Photographer

Job Details



WPIX is looking for a Photographer/Editor. The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

Category Camera Operators  Editor  Live Event / On Location Services  Photographers  Video Editor 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 09, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Shoots video for news reports
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Partners with reporters to develop creative, visually appealing & impactful stories 
  • Works efficiently and effectively under extremely tight deadlines on a daily basis
  • Good judgment skills are a must. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal issues concerning daily newsgathering. Must routinely use appropriate journalistic standards and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. 
  • Candidates will be accountable for assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop, writing trouble reports when necessary. 
  • Applicants must be flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in broadcast television. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with video recording equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Flexibility to work any shift
This is a IBEW union position with starting hourly rate at $41.62

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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