Photographer (freelance) at CBS Interactive

CBS13/CW31 the CBS owned and operated duopoly in West Sacramento has an immediate opening for a freelance news photographer/editor to work on CBS 13 and CW 31. Ideal candidate will be able to provide the visual texture reinforcing talent’s story-telling. More than three years television news experience required. (Please do not apply if you do not have a background in television news).
Candidates should have a working knowledge of the XDCAM EX camera and GRASS VALLEY EDIUS editing systems. Candidates should have working knowledge of live trucks, bonded cellular packs and be able to travel at a moment’s notice. We are looking for storytellers and team players. You must be a very creative and have a passion for the business. No phone calls please.
  • 3 Years television experience covering breaking news, features and sports.
  • Sound journalistic judgment
  • Passion for visual storytelling
  • Excellent lighting skills.
  • Deadline oriented
  • Proficient non-linear editor.
  • Experience operating microwave, bonded-cellular packs and/or satellite trucks.
  • Excellent lighting skills.
  • Valid driver’s License and excellent driving record required
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Occasional travel>
  • Occasional travel>

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