Chief Photographer – News

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Position Summary

The Chief Photographer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity.  This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the photography staff.


Primary Responsibilities

  • 40% – Manage a team of photographers.  Develop their skills and evolve the team into the best photography unit in the country.  Position will recruit, hire, critique, and train.
  • 10% – Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically.
  • 50% – Shoot and edit market leading news stories, setting the bar for the staff to emulate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 3 – 5 years of photography and editing experience
  • Supervisory experience highly preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
  • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible schedule – nights, weekends, holidays
  • Must have valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the US



Apply online at:—WJZY/Chief-Photographer—News_REQ-6413