NBCUniversal’s Owned Television Station in the Hartford, Connecticut area, WVIT, is looking for a Special Projects Photographer/Editor. As a Photographer/Editor, you will be responsible for producing, shooting and editing stories for the Specials unit, including spot news and features.
•Through the creative use of the camera, and proficient lighting and editing skills, will provide the viewer with a story on a given topic.
•Will operate camera, live truck, and edit on Edius Pro edit systems.
•Respond quickly to breaking news while taking direction and interacting with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room, and appropriate NBC personnel.
•Will work closely with talent to conceptualize stories, work with sources and organize the stories
•Minimum 3 years’ experience shooting video and knowledge of live remote capabilities in a Broadcast station.
•Minimum 3 years’ experience operating communication tools and staying connected with the assignment constituencies (i.e. use of email software, cell phone, messaging tools, etc.)
•Minimum 3 years’ experience editing stories
•Applicants must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
•Must include web link to portfolio/reel with submission to be considered.
•Must be able to perform medium/heavy physical work including lifting and carrying camera equipment ranging from 15 lbs. to 30 lbs. (in camera weight) for extended periods of time to shoot on remote locations
•Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
•Must have a valid driver’s license
•Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
•Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be willing to work at the station in New Haven, CT
- Must be willing to work at the station in West Hartford, CT
- Must be a member or be willing to become a member of the IBEW union
•5 years Photography/editing experience in a medium or major market TV News station
•Knowledge of P2 cameras and Edius Pro edit systems.
•Knowledge of wireless newsgathering technology
•Team player who is flexible
•Knowledge of Ethics and Standards regarding Investigative Journalism
•Show skill in shooting and editing investigations, including working with hidden cameras and document-heavy stories.