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Photographer - KSTS

San Jose, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Photographer - KSTS

Jobid 23768-386777

Location: San Jose, CA, 95115, USA

Description **Job Number** 37032BR

**Job Title** Photographer - KSTS

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - KNTV

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** San Jose


Telemundo 48 (KSTS) in San Jose, CA, is currently seeking a Photographer.


• Cover local news and participate in the newsgathering and editorial process

• Operate camera, sound, lighting, editing equipment and live truck to cover live and taped events

• Respond quickly to breaking news while taking direction and interacting with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room, and appropriate Telemundo/NBC personnel

• Interact with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room and acquisition personnel

• Operate station issued equipment to the fullest and within all required safety guidelines

• Proficient in HD lighting, HD videography, non-linear editing with Avid & Final Cut, Dalet editing, microwave truck operations, editing and feeding from the pit, recording Skype interviews, phone interviews, Live U and Dejero

• Understand and practice all NBC safety standards and ethics

• Maintain equipment and vehicles by doing preventive maintenance and inspections

• Team with others to produce daily stories

• Gather compelling video, natural sound and work with others to make sure it makes newscast

• At direction of the assignment desk respond to breaking news obeying all traffic laws

• Use courtesy and respect at all times and take extra caution when in the public’s eye

• Attend editorial meetings to gain better understanding of overall process

• Take annual safety training

• Be competitive

• Perform APC duties or other technical tasks as requested


Basic Qualifications:

• Must adhere to Environmental Health & Safety standards and regulations

• 3-5 years’ experience in a top ten market

• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds of equipment at a given time

o Cable Reeler (23 pounds)

o Omni Kit (33 pounds)

o Shoulder mount camera (20-25 pounds)

o TVU, LiveU, Dejero (portable units) – ranging from 11-18 pounds

• Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours at a time (in breaking news situations, may need to stand for longer periods of time – up to 8 hours)

• Must be able to operate a live truck

• Satellite truck operation

• Portable microwave gear experience

• Must be able to maneuver small spaces (in/out of vehicles and to be able to take camera shots in tight spaces)

• Must be able to sit for up to 2 hours at a time (i.e. for editing purposes)

• Bilingual: Spanish and English; both written and verbal

• Understanding of emerging news production techniques and technology

• Works well in a team environment

Eligibility Requirements

• Applicants must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must have a flexible schedule with ability to work any of a 24x7 shift and willingness to work long hours and on weekends and holidays with short notice

• Must be willing to work in San Jose, CA and surrounding areas

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Must have a valid driver’s license as well as a clean driving record

**Desired Characteristics**

• Strong storytelling, editorial, interpersonal and organizational skills

• Ability to work under tight deadlines

• Ability to simultaneously shoot, edit and operate an ENG truck

• Knowledge and ability to operate communication tools and stay connected with the assignment constituencies (i.e. use of email software, cell phone, messaging tools, etc)

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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