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WHAM/WUHF in Rochester, NY is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories and a passion for Breaking News and creative live shots. The candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full High-definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
- Cover stories on your own, including interviews and provide information to producers
- Able to work under pressure and produce good stories under tight deadlines
Requirements and Qualifications:
- At least two years of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and video equipment
- College degree preferred
- Shooting creative live shots
- Knowledge of lighting and sound
- Knowledge of LiveU equipment
- A passion for Breaking News
- Non-linear editing (Avid editing equipment such as Media Composer helpful)
- Must have valid driver's license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
- Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
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