Chief Photographer



WDSU has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a Chief 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. Exceptional organization, motivation and leadership skills are critical. Excellent video and editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, and effective communication style at all levels and the highest journalistic standards are a must. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.  


Job Responsibilities: 

Trains, motivates, schedules and develops a team of photographers
Shooting and editing of vo??? s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings
A team leader who ensures our look and sound are among the best in the market.
Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories.
Work closely with the Investigative team to shoot and edit impactful 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
In-person attendance is required
Experience Requirements:

Prior leadership experience preferred.
Previous newsroom experience preferred.
Qualifications Requirements: 

Excellent leadership skills
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

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news or related field
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and 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 due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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