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Photographer Editor


Company KCCI TV
Position Photographer Editor
Jobdescription KCCI is seeking a part-time editor-photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. This member of our team will edit video for newscasts as well as shoot, edit and execute live shots out in the field. The successful candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You will be able to shoot on various cameras, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, CBS and CNN platforms are important. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you have a can-do attitude, are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.

Job Responsibilities:

Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for broadcast air and digital posts

Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories.

Gathers video and still pictures for digital platforms

Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.

Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.

Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.

Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.

Will produce and publish content to our online platforms

Experience Requirements:

Must have computer and software experience.

Previous newsroom experience preferred.

Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment

Efficient Operation on ENG trucks

Can work in all weather conditions

Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record

Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools

Can organize and prioritize

Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do

Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions


College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred

Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
Expdate 05/29/2022

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