Videographer (KOIN-TV)

Category: News
Position/Title: Videorgapher
Details: Videographer

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. television station in Portland, Oregon is looking for a Videographer to join our news team.

Job Summary: The videographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/6/2018
Closing Date: 1/6/2019
City: Portland - 97201
State: Oregon
Experience: Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments. 

* Responds positively to feedback.

* Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.

* Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.

* Must be detail-oriented.

* Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.


High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.

Training/Equipment: Operate live trucks and camera equipment.

Requirements:  Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

* Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.

* Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.

* Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently. 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: 

Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. 

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

TO APPLY:Please visit the Work for us page on our Website at www.koin.com or at the Nexstar Website at: to complete the application process.

Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out for You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.


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Job Req #: 2018-3275