Part-time Local News Photographer

Part-time Position, Available on: 2024-01-01

WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in the Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York, PA market, has an opening for a Part-time Photographer. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. We are also seeking an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. Responsibilities include editing for newscasts, as well as, being out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up to date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom. You will report to the News Director.

Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings
Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories
Gather and deliver VOs, VO-SOTs, packages and ENG/SNG/TVU live shots for daily newscasts, and other digital platforms
Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered
Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound
Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field
Work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video
Produce and publish content to our online platforms
In-person attendance is required
Must have computer and software experience
Previous newsroom editing experience preferred
Carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
Can work in all weather conditions
Can operate large vehicles, such as ENG trucks, and must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record
Must operate digital editing tools
Can organize and prioritize, and deal with stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
Must be a self-starter – someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
Related military experience will be considered
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Company: WGAL-TV

1300 Columbia Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603

Contact: Human Resources
(212) 887-6800