NBC Universal Photographer - KNTV in San Jose, California

Job Number 34604BR

Job Title Photographer - KNTV

Business Segment Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

Sub-Business NBCUOTS - KNTV

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 Jose


• Advanced shooting and editing skills required for mostly special project based.

• Work closely with specialized news team to gather high-quality visual elements and collaborate on informative news stories

• Held to the highest journalistic standards


Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years of experience in News Camera/Field Photography

• 3-5 years’ experience in a top ten market

• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds of equipment at a given time

o Cable Reeler (23 pounds)

o Omni Kit (33 pounds)

o Shoulder mount camera (20-25 pounds)

o TVU, LiveU, Dejero (portable units) – ranging from 11-18 pounds

• Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours at a time (in breaking news situations, may need to stand for longer periods of time – up to 8 hours)

• Must be able to operate a live truck

• Portable microwave gear experience

• Must be able to maneuver small spaces (in/out of vehicles and to be able to take camera shots in tight spaces)

• Must be able to sit for up to 2 hours at a time (i.e. for editing purposes)

• Must be fully knowledgeable in all aspects of ENG field operations

• Must be highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop)

• Must be proficient working with Edius edit v.5, and newer, systems

• Must be Proficient in the Panasonic P2 workflow

• Must be able to operate a microwave truck

• Must have strong understanding of computer/IT workflows

• Must understand File Transfer Protocols

• Job requires the ability to perform well outside in all types of weather and with a high degree of self-sufficiency

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA

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

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must have a valid Driver’s License

• Must be able to work evenings, weekends & holidays as required and be regularly on-call to resolve issues

Desired Characteristics

• Degree in Broadcast Journalism/Production

• Must be self-motivated, collaborative and possess a high level of creativity to tell stories with sound and images ; strong NPPA-style preferred

• Excellent photographer in Newsgathering, News production, station promotions and other general station projects as assigned

• Work independently and capture informative and reliable newsgathering video and audio for broadcast

• Possess strong news judgment

• Work with others efficiently under daily deadline pressure

• Solve technical issues in the field

• Satellite truck operation

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