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Chief Photographer

7428

Miami, FL, US, 33172

Administrative
Miami
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.  

 

WFOR CBS 4, the owned and operated station in the 17th largest DMA market in the country is seeking an experienced news manager to lead a team of video journalists and video editors to the next level. The successful candidate will be a leader in innovation and a champion of collaboration and teamwork.
Requirements:
• 10+ years network or major market experience
• 3-5 years of supervisory experience
• College degree in relevant field and/or relevant training and certification history
• Outstanding video storytelling skills and the ability to mentor others on video skills is a must
• Strong non linear editing experience is a must
• Self-Motivated leader with proven problem-solving abilities
• Commitment to continuing to foster a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and innovation
• Keen knowledge and interest in emerging technologies and industry best practices
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills and organizational skills
• Ability to make quick, sound, ethical decisions while working under strict deadlines
• Willingness to work overtime, flexible shifts, and holidays as needed
• Strong computer skills in a mobile environment
• Ability to multi-task and juggle high-profile projects with meticulous attention-to-detail
• Certification as commercial drone pilot a plus, or willingness to obtain one
• Ability to operate ENG van and live remote equipment a plus
• Valid Florida driver's license and clean driving record
• Ability to work outdoors, lifting, bending sometimes in extreme weather conditions
Responsibilities:
• Work closely with assignment desk manager and news managers on scheduling to ensure that there is appropriate coverage to support the needs of a 24/7, 365 day/year newsroom
• Approve employee timecards and time-off requests within a timely manner, in conjunction, with news management
• Collaboratively develop and refine visual standard best practices, training and dept. workflows
• Track and manage videography gear, and equipment and supplies to address quality and safety concerns
• Coordinate with Remote Supervisor to ensure all fleet management service and safety requests are addressed in a timely manner.
• Serve as point of contact, along with Remote Supervisor to maintain smooth operation of all transmission devices including LiveU units and ENG vehicles. ,
• Work with news managers to develop and execute large scale event coverage, like Election Day, live remotes, and Special Events.
• Shoot and edit stories regularly using Grass Valley Edius editing platforms as needed
• Source and recruit robust pipeline of qualified candidates for open photojournalism and ENG positions
• Regularly coach and provide feedback to team to continue professional development, including satellite training, ENG, Drone, and emerging platforms
• A strong adherence to safety procedures and requirements is a must
• Work with news managers to address and performance concerns and conducting annual performance reviews and goal setting

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Miami