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Assistant Chief Photographer, KXAS


Dallas, TX
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Assistant Chief Photographer, KXAS

Jobid 23768-371498

Location: Dallas , TX, USA

Description **Job Number** 34224BR

**Job Title** Assistant Chief Photographer, KXAS

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KXAS

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Texas

**City** Dallas - Fort Worth


NBCUniversal’s Owned and Operated Television station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, KXAS TV, is looking for a News Photographer. As a Photographer, you will be responsible for shooting and editing stories, 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., as needed assist Chief Photographer in daily duties

• Help Chief Photographer in recruiting

• Assist with photography equipment needs and inventory (replacement, repair)

• Coordinate National Press Photographers Association contest entries

• Help with quarterly story critique system


Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years experience shooting video and knowledge of live remote capabilities in a Broadcast station.

• Minimum 5 years experience operating ENG live/microwave truck.

• Minimum 5 years experience operating communication tools and staying connected with the assignment constituencies (i.e. use of email software, cell phone, messaging tools, etc.)

• Minimum 5 years experience editing stories.

Eligibility Requirements:

• External applicants must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (Note- job #BR).

• Must submit a tape of own work to be considered.

• Physical requirements required to perform medium/heavy physical work which includes:

~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 Texas driver’s license

• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift

• Must be 18 years or greater

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must accept Solutions as NBCUniversal’s Alternative Dispute Resolution program

**Desired Characteristics**

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Bi-Lingual English/Spanish preferred

• 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

• Previous management experience preferred

• Past participation in NPPA membership & contests

• Team player who is flexible

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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