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News Photographer - R006470

News Photographer - R006470

Univision Local Media KXLN 45

Houston, TX, USA

Position Summary

Univision Local Media KXLN 45 is seeking a Full Time News Photographer to shoot news and other events for TV productions, both live and recorded. Edit material to script using non-linear, computer-based editing software from our facility and operate ENG equipment from remote locations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Shoot and edit assigned and/or breaking news stories using ENG camera and non-linear editing equipment
  • Shoot and edit special assignments as needed
  • Provide pictures and short/snap videos from the field for our Social Media platforms
  • Set up and operate microwave ENG trucks, as well as Live U equipment
  • Operate and maintain news vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner
  • Perform routine maintenance and light troubleshooting on assigned equipment
  • May be required to travel for special assignments and coverage
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Candidate will have continuous interaction with news reporters and other photographers. Will work closely with producers, assignment desk editors, video editors and Director of Operations
  • Will have constant interaction with engineering and production departments, and will be in daily contact with the public, as well as local, state and federal officials
  • Self-motivated, well organized and with excellent personal interaction skills

Required Skills & Experience

  • High School Diploma required; College degree or technical school training in Journalism, Radio/Television, Production/ENG or related field
  • Minimum 2 or more years working as news photographer in a TV news
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish
  • Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task and communicate effectively
  • Able to work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings, as well as during inclement weather such as Hurricanes
  • Must have a Texas driver license and a clean driving record
  • Must have demo reel and provide a link to reel

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from the office in Houston, TX
  • Employment/Education will be verified
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United Stated on a full-time basis

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, type and sit for up to (8) hours
  • Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 50 pounds)
  • Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech
  • Must be able to work in outdoor and inclement weather conditions

Univision is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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