Lubbock Christian University

Chief Photographer - KMID

Availability: Sep. 27, 2021 - Nov. 30, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Job Description: •    The Chief Photographer oversees the day to day operations of the Photography division and is responsible for the maintenance of all photography technology, news vehicles and equipment at the station. Must shoot and edit video for daily newscasts.
•    Additional Job Description
•    Manages all aspects of the Photography division
•    Must be creative
•    Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
•    Sets up, composes and executes video shots
•    Maintains video equipment
•    Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
•    Maintains all photography technology and equipment for the station
•    Must work with MMJs for coaching and development
•    Assigns projects to staff and ensures that logistics and shot requirements meet established standards
•    Performs photographer duties as required by business demands, including setting up, composing and executing video shots
•    Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
•    Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
•    Minimum one year experience as a photographer at another television station
•    Fluency in English
•    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
•    Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
•    Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
•    Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
•    Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
•    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
•    Strong PC/MS Office experience
•    Experience with video recording equipment and camera technology
•    Experience with TVU
•    Significant experience evaluating, selecting and operating video recording equipment
•    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Organization: KMID
Organization Location: Odessa, Texas

Who to contact

Name: Cindy Reed
Email: creed@kmid.tv
Address:  1550 W. I-20
Odessa, TX  79763