NBC Universal Photographer, KNSD in San Diego, California

Job Number 34130BR

Job Title Photographer, KNSD

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - KNSD

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City San Diego


General Responsibilities: Responsible for recording and editing local news events.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Record news events

  • Understand and practice ethical journalism

  • Gather news facts and create compelling stories when on assignment with or without a reporter

  • Work with daily deadlines

  • Edit video for broadcast and website

  • Responsible for daily operation of all ENG equipment including ENG cameras, portable VTR, ENG editing gear, audio, lighting and microwave equipment•

  • radio frequencies

  • Operate motor vehicles and live trucks

  • Perform other related duties to ensure high quality news coverage

  • Contribute to social media coverage


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a news photographer

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate required

  • Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds of gearEligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through the www.nbcunicareers.com site.

  • Must be willing to work at the station in San Diego location

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • Must have ability to work any of a 24x7 shift

  • Must accept Solutions, NBCUniversal’s Dispute resolution program

  • Must submit a sample of own work to be considered

Desired Characteristics

  • Thorough understanding of computer technology as it relates to non-linear editing and HD photography

  • Familiarity with Panasonic P2 Cameras

  • Familiarity with social media such as Facebook and Twitter

  • Ability to provide written and visual content to the website

  • Broadcast writing skills

  • Knowledge of Grass Valley Group Vibrint and Edius or other computer based editing

  • College or vocational school education in broadcast communications, journalism or photographer

  • Team player and adaptive to flexible work environment

  • Motivated with the ability to work unsupervised

  • Display a positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines

  • High degree of integrity and professionalism

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal preferred

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