Sinclair Broadcast Group
Chief Photographer
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Lynchburg Map
Posted: 10/02/2021
Closing: 11/01/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WSET ABC 13 in Lynchburg, Virginia has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Chief Photographer to lead our staff of Photographers and Multimedia Journalists (MMJs). We are looking for a leader who knows how to tell great stories with video and sound, and can inspire excellence from the staff. Our Chief Photographer manages, evaluates, and develops a team of photographers and MMJs. Along with daily news gathering, the Chief Photographer is responsible for recruiting and training staff photographers and editors, utilizing our SAT truck, working as  a visual observer and/or pilot for our drone (SKY 13) and ensuring vehicle and equipment maintenance is being performed regularly.


Candidate must be able to perform the following:



  • Provide constructive feedback on shooting and editing of videographers and MMJs

  • Train staff on ENG truck and Live U operation

  • Assist News Director with hiring and scheduling of staff

  • Creative editing on Avid system


Requirements:



  • Must have at least three (3) years of television news photography and non-linear editing experience

  • Must also be professional, organized, and highly motivated

  • Degree in a related field preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with television news photography is required

  • Technical knowledge of SAT vehicles, LIVE U, and AVID editing is a must

  • The ability to work independently and be able to gather and meet news deadlines is required


While completing the online application, please include a recent web link of your work.


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Chief Photographer