Photographer - National Bureau

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Sinclair Broadcast Group's Capitol Hill bureau has an opening for a News Photographer. We are looking for a creative visual storyteller who can capture images for use on multiple platforms that involve issues affecting the entire nation. We seek someone who can see beyond the lens to bring back compelling stories. This storyteller will also be doing live shots for multiple stations that are part of Sinclair Broadcast Group nationwide.

You should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. We need a photographer who has exceptional editing skills. You will cover day to day general, in-depth, features and investigative assignments, especially issues involving Congress. We are shooting full HD on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic and have a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Responsibilities will include editing and shooting general assignment stories, multiple lives shots, and natural sound packages.

Required Skills:

We are looking for:

  • Aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Impeccable editing skills
  • Photographer who shoots live shots for multiple stations nationwide
  • Has studio and field lighting experience
  • Able to work some nights and weekends
  • The ability to travel
  • Possesses trouble shooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent transmission experience (fiber, LiveU, sat truck)
  • Basic graphics skills
  • Superior audio skills
  • Hold a valid driver's license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least two years of shooting experience, and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
Please include a recent web link of your work while completing the online application. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of your work to:

Sinclair Broadcast Group

News Department

Attn: News Content & Operations Director

10706 Beaver Dam Road

Hunt Valley, MD 21030

No phone calls or emails please.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Company Location HR.DC Bureau.Remote.Washington.DC
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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