Nexstar Media Group Photographer I, News in Abilene, Texas
The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
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
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills :
High school diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Use effective communication skills to interact with sources and subjects during interviews
Write captions or short scripts to accompany photographs or video footage
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
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and other editing software
Proficiency with video recording equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit Nexstar.tv.
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