CBS Corporation Photographer (Freelance) in West Sacramento, California

Photographer (Freelance)

REF#: 28788

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: West Sacramento, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

CBS13/CW31 the CBS owned and operated duopoly in West Sacramento has an immediate opening for a freelance news photographer/editor to work on CBS 13 and CW 31. Ideal candidate will be able to provide the visual texture reinforcing talent’s story-telling. More than three years television news experience required. (please do not apply if you do not have a background in television news).

Candidates should have a working knowledge of the XDCAM EX camera and GRASS VALLEY editing systems. Candidates should have working knowledge of live trucks, bonded cellular packs and be able to travel at a moment’s notice. We are looking for storytellers and team players. You must be a very creative and have a passion for the business. No phone calls please.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3 Years television experience covering breaking news, features, and sports.

  • Sound journalistic judgment

  • Passion for visual storytelling

  • Excellent lighting skills.

  • Deadline oriented

  • Proficient non-linear editor.

  • Experience operating microwave, bonded-cellular packs and/or satellite trucks.

  • Excellent lighting skills.

  • Valid driver’s License and excellent driving record required

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Ability to work any shift

  • Occasional travel

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled