Chief Photographer jobs in the United States

Chief Photographer
  • Des Moines, IA FULL_TIME
  • Job Description

    KCCI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, IA is looking for a Chief Photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what's happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. As Chief Photographer, you have excellent video storytelling and editing skills at all levels and the highest journalistic standards. In this leadership role, you will be a mentor to your staff, and you must also be technically up-to-date on the most modern aspects of the television medium for training purposes. You will report to the News Director.


    • Train, manage, evaluate and help develop a team of video journalists
    • Manage news gathering equipment and fleet of vehicles
    • Shoot and edit VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for Broadcast Air and Online postings
    • Ensure our look and sound are among the best in the market
    • Collaborate with the Assignment Desk and work with Reporters to cover daily stories
    • Gather video and still pictures to further enhance coverage on our digital platforms
    • Work with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered
    • Work with producers to ensure their creative vision is accomplished with vivid video and natural sound
    • Coordinate incoming video elements from crews in the field
    • Oversee video library and support archive digitization
    • Will produce and publish content to our online platforms


    • Prior management experience required
    • Previous newsroom experience required
    • Excellent managerial skills
    • Carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
    • Efficient operation on ENG trucks and all news gathering equipment
    • Can work in all weather conditions
    • Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver's license and a near-perfect driving record
    • Operate digital editing tools, including Adobe editing software
    • Can organize and prioritize
    • Related military experience will be considered
    • In-person attendance will be required

    Diversity Statement

    At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


    Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

    • Medical | Dental | Vision
    • 401(k) matching
    • Emotional Wellness Support
    • Paid Time Off
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • LGBTQ Health Services
    • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

    About Us

    Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry's premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.
  • 5 Days Ago

Chief Photographer
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
  • Colorado, CO FULL_TIME
  • As Chief Photographer, you have excellent video storytelling and editing skills at all levels and the highest journalistic standards. In this leadership role, you will be a mentor to your staff, and y...
  • 14 Days Ago

Chief Photographer
  • Rogers, AR FULL_TIME
  • Job DescriptionLocal News Chief Photographer40/29, the ABC affiliate in Rogers is looking for a Chief Photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what's happening in the field, and then br...
  • 1 Month Ago

Chief Photographer
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Austin, TX FULL_TIME
  • CBS Austin/Telemundo Austin has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Chief Photographer to lead our staff of Photographers and Multimedia Journalists (MMJs). We are looking for a leader who knows h...
  • 2 Months Ago

Chief Photographer - WTMJ
  • TMJ4 News
  • Milwaukee, WI FULL_TIME
  • WTMJ Milwaukee is seeking a Chief Photographer. This person will be a working supervisor and will capture visual content and edit for multiple platforms.WHAT YOU’LL DO:Shoot, capture and edit visual c...
  • 8 Days Ago

Photographer I, Chief
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc.
  • Odessa, TX FULL_TIME
  • 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.Manages all aspe...
  • 2 Days Ago

Automotive Dealer Photographer
  • Redline Automotive Merchandising
  • Columbia, MD
  • Redline Automotive Merchandising, a leader in automotive digital marketing solutions, is seeking talented Automotive Pho...
  • 7/11/2024 12:00:00 AM

Fine Art/Inventory Photographer
  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
  • Rockville, MD
  • Company Description Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers, established in 1890, is a renowned auction tradition in the D.C...
  • 7/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Photographers & Assistants
  • Freed Photography, Inc.
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Job Description Job Description Portrait Photographers & Assistants Needed (Bethesda) We are a Bethesda-based photograph...
  • 7/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Undergraduate Internship/Co-op Program-Graphic Designer
  • CIA
  • Dhs, VA
  • Graphic Designer Undergraduate Interns provide printing, online publishing, multimedia support, photographic support, di...
  • 7/10/2024 12:00:00 AM

Front Gate / Admissions Team Member
  • Six Flags America
  • Bowie, MD
  • Specific Duties and Responsibilities · Welcome and greet all guests as they enter the park while accounting for tickets ...
  • 7/9/2024 12:00:00 AM

Jobsite Project Coordinator
  • Vankirk Electric
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Job Description Job Description VanKirk Electric is a leading national electrical contractor that specializes in all pha...
  • 7/9/2024 12:00:00 AM

Emergency Response Roster - Communications Director
  • World Vision
  • Sterling, VA
  • With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience f...
  • 7/8/2024 12:00:00 AM

Photographer, Showingtime+ (Washington DC)
  • Zillow
  • Washington, DC
  • About the team ShowingTime+ is seeking experienced photographers for part-time real estate photography work. Apply your ...
  • 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Chief Photographer jobs
$43,224 to $59,393

Career Path for Chief Photographer