WFFF-TV (FOX44) and WVNY-TV (ABC22) in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer and back-up Director. The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots during our morning newscasts using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology.
Live Event / On Location Services
Burlington, Vermont Area
Sep 25, 2023
WFFF-TV (FOX44) and WVNY-TV (ABC22) in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer and back-up Director.
The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots during our morning newscasts using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology. The candidate will often work alone to gather news content, as well as shoot alongside a reporter on a regular basis. The Photographer should be proficient in shot composition and lighting, and digital editing. We shoot on both Panasonic and JVC cameras.
This position will also train to serve as a back-up to our newscast Directors, coordinating the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions. We have an upgraded Ignite production system.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Shoots video for news reports
- Set up, composes, and executes video shots
- Maintains video equipment
- Edits for newscasts using Bit Central Create and Adobe Premiere Software.
- On occasion, will operate live satellite truck in remote situations. Observes pictures through monitors and used robotic cameras to adjust composition.
- Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments
- Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast. Switches video sources during live broadcasts
- Tests equipment to ensure proper operation.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Familiarity with news operations, production, or videography. Proficiency with broadcast control equipment preferred but not required.
- Proficiency with video cameras and equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.