December 28, 2022
Job Type
Full Time


WFFF-TV and WVNY-TV, the FOX and ABC affiliates covering Vermont, Northern New York, and Southern New Hampshire, are looking for a Chief Photographer.

The Chief Photographer oversees the day-to-day operations of the Photography division and is responsible for the maintenance of all photography technology and equipment at the station. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manages all aspects of the Photography division
    • Plans and manages staffing, training, and contributes to performance evaluations for the photographers
    • Maintains all photography technology and equipment for the station
    • Manages the photographer staff, including coaching and development
    • Assists with assigning 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
    • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
    • 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
    • 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 is preferred.
    • 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 satellite trucks is preferred but not required.   Will need to train on operation.
    • Significant experience evaluating, selecting and operating video recording equipment
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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