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Photographer/Editor - National Bureau

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Sinclair Broadcast Group's Capitol Hill bureau has an opening for a News Photographer//Editor. We are looking for a creative visual storyteller who can capture images for use on multiple platforms that involve issues affecting the entire nation. We seek someone who can see beyond the lens to bring back compelling stories. This storyteller will also be doing live shots for multiple stations that are part of Sinclair Broadcast Group nationwide. You should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. We need a photographer -who has exceptional editing skills. You will cover day to day general, in-depth, features and investigative assignments, especially issues involving Congress. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic and have a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position. Responsibilities will -include -editing and shooting general assignment stories, multiple lives shots, and natural sound packages. Required Skills:

  • Aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Impeccable editing skills
  • Photographer who shoots live shots for multiple stations nationwide
  • Has studio and field lighting experience
  • Able to work some nights and weekends
  • The ability to travel
  • Possesses trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent transmission experience (fiber, LiveU, sat truck)
  • Basic graphics skills
  • Superior audio skills
  • Hold a valid driver's license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least two years of shooting experience, and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis Please include a recent web link of your work while completing the online application. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! - About Us - Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. -We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team! - About the Team - The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Washington DC , Photographer/Editor - National Bureau, Advertising , Washington, DC

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