Chief Photographer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/13/2021

Job Description

Our team has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Chief Photographer. We are looking for a leader who knows how to tell GREAT stories with video and sound and will inspire excellence from our staff. Our Chief Photographer will manage, evaluate, support, and train our team of Photographers and Editors. In addition to daily news gathering, the Chief Photographer is responsible for recruiting top talent and ensuring vehicle and equipment maintenance is being performed regularly.

Our ideal candidate will have an excellent grasp of video photography techniques including audio, lighting and non-linear editing. You will be working closely with early career MMJ's and photographers teaching and coaching on an ongoing basis.  We need someone who will help us build a dominant newsroom based on agressive coverage of breaking news, weather and advocacy reporting.

Duties include:

  • Critiquing and coaching MMJ's, photographers and editors.

  • Shooting stories in the field with reporters

  • Editing using AVID NewsCutter

  • Maintaining field equipment

  • Maintaining news vehicles

Previous experience with AVID edit systems, JVC and Sony cameras is a plus.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: New Bern, NC
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/13/2021

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…