Videographer

Videographer

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a Videographer to join our news team.

Job Summary:
The photographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
* Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
* Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
* Responds positively to feedback.
* Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
* Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
* Must be detail-oriented.
* Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.

Education/Experience:
• High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.

Training/Equipment:
Operate live trucks and camera equipment.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

****This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement with the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET) and subject to union dues and fees.****

To apply: Please visit the Work for Us page on our Website at www.koin.com or at the Nexstar Website at:
https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6496

NO phone calls or walk-ins – you must apply online.

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

KOIN is a fun place to work and offers excellent benefits including 80 hours of vacation, paid personal and sick time, healthcare insurance (medical, dental, vision), company 401k match, life insurance, free coffee and popcorn, fun staff meetings, and much more. We look forward to hearing from you!

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED