Photographer and Editor

Univision Miami, FL

About the Job

Univision is seeking a temporary full-time News Photographer and Editor to shoot video and audio of news and other events for TV productions, both live and recorded. Edit material to match scripts using non-linear, computer-based editing on our facilities, or via mobile equipment from remote locations.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shooting and editing assigned and breaking news stories using ENG camera and non-linear editing equipment, with or without reporter.
  • Shoot and edit special assignments and series as needed.
  • Provide pictures and short/snap videos from the field for our Social Media platforms
  • Set Up Live U equipment for Live Remote Shoots .
  • Assist video editor/acquisitions in editing and preparing video for newscasts as assigned, using server-based editing and playback system.
  • Operate and maintain news vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner.
  • Perform routine maintenance and light troubleshooting on assigned equipment.
  • Might be required to upload video, digital pictures, and copy to the station's website.
  • Might be required to travel for special assignments and coverage.
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor.

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong storytelling and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to multi-task and communicate effectively.
  • Self-motivated, well organized and with excellent personal interaction skills.
  • Detail oriented, able to follow directions and make independent decisions
  • Must have a valid Driver's license with clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily, to-and-from stories, is an essential part of the job.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings, as well as during inclement weather such as Hurricanes.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 or more years working as news photographer in a TV news or similar environment, preferred.
  • Personal computer experience required, including non-linear editing.
  • Knowledge of lighting techniques will be a plus.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS :

  • Candidate will have continuous interaction with news reporters and other photographers. Candidate will work closely with producers, assignment desk editors, video editors and chief photographer.
  • 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.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • College degree or technical school training in Journalism, Radio/Television, Production/ENG or related field, preferred.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bilingual - fluency in English and Spanish is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift and carry broadcast video equipment (approximately 50 pounds).
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle, bend and set-up equipment for remotes to allow transmission of video, audio, pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech.
  • Manual dexterity in use of keyboard, videotape machines, cameras and other broadcast equipment, required.
  • Must be able to work in outdoor and inclement weather conditions.