News Photographer Resume Samples

A News Photographer captures snapshots of live events using high-tech cameras. The job description entails capturing the feel and moment of an event for audiences reading newspapers, magazines, and journals. A well-drafted News Photographer Resume indicates the following core duties and tasks – taking pictures and videos for news outlets; using photo software for editing and enhancing images, maintaining photography equipment, attending editorial meetings and suggesting photo ideas; and operating updated photography technologies for completing their assignments.

Employers typically seek the following skills and abilities while recruiting for this role – creativity, detail-oriented nature; an eye for images, attention, thorough knowledge of digital camera equipment, lens and other tools; editing skills; and flexibility to schedule and accommodate last-minute needs of the employer. Many employers seek positions that hold a degree in communications or journalism.

News Photographer Resume example

News Photographer Resume

Objective : Hard-working News Photographer with a passion for good visual storytelling. Have shot and edited videos for the web and for television and write and produce content for the web.

Skills : Camera operations, Video Editing, Interviewing, Final Cut Pro, Edius, Microsoft word.

Description :

  • Collaborated closely with producers and reporters to create quality videos for news programs in a tight deadline environment.
  • Used strong editorial judgment to come up with story ideas to write, produce, and edit.
  • Shooted and edited video consistently while paying close attention to detail, balancing speed and accuracy while using strong editorial judgment.
  • Covered breaking news, feeding video, and updating social media sites.
  • Edited video (color correction, video synch) and mixed audio to create news packages.
  • Conducted interviews for live newscasts.
  • Worked closely with multiple reporters making reporter packages and covering live news Wrote Stories for the web and promoted content on social media.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High school diploma


News Photographer Resume

Summary : Over 3 years of experience as a News photographer on a regularly scheduled newscast. Proficient in nonlinear editing systems, Premier CC preferred. Shoot, edit, and operate microvans under pressure while meeting deadlines for live newscasts.

Skills : Adobe Premiere Pro, Camera Operator, Video Production, Video Editing, Assistant Camera.

Description :

  • Worked both independently and with reporters to shoot, edit, and conduct interviews for news stories.
  • Experienced with both satellite truck and mobile transmitter backpack operations to set up live shots and work on the location of breaking news.
  • Responsible for onsite photography of assigned news events.
  • Conferred with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics, and shot requirements.
  • Composed and executed video shots.
  • Maintained video equipment.
  • Edited video clips for television broadcasts and media content.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In CST


News Photographer Resume

Objective : Two years of experience in News Photographer, operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets, and less for smaller markets). Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Creative Thinking, Attention to Detail.

Description :

  • Responsible for shooting and editing stories for nightly newscasts using high-quality video and audio.
  • Served as the station's beat photographer for the season alongside the station's sports director.
  • Operated microwave live equipment as well as Dejero live technology.
  • Served as station's overnight on-call photographer for breaking news reports.
  • Successfully covered all events without missing a single deadline.
  • Operated live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
  • Responsible for shooting and editing high-quality video and audio for nightly newscasts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Photographer

News Photographer Resume

Summary : News Photographer with more than 4 years of experience working in television news. Proficient with every aspect of video production, able to work in high-pressure situations, and always looking to expand my skill set.

Skills : ENG Photography, Avid NewsCutter, Networking Skills.

Description :

  • Responsible for shooting and editing stories for nightly newscasts using high-quality video and audio.
  • Operated microwave live equipment as well as Dejero live technology.
  • Served as station's overnight on-call photographer for breaking news reports.
  • Successfully covered all events without missing a single deadline.
  • Collaborated with reporters to tell news stories.
  • Photographed press conferences related to the news.
  • Edited various content for daily news stories.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Photographer

News Photographer Resume

Headline : To obtain a position as a News Photographer. Responsible for meeting deadlines, prioritizing assignments, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Final Cut, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Writing, Shooting, Editing.

Description :

  • Managed and provided assignments to MMJ's from pitching stories, shooting, conducting, and guiding them through the full news production interviews, editing packages, and operating ENG process.
  • Created new feature story trucks under a tight deadline.
  • Aided show and expanded the multimedia department of producers and filled in for the assignment desk.
  • Wrote scripts for broadcast and AP-style stories for web, post news content, managed websites, and social media.
  • Pitched stories and newsroom management.
  • Shot and edited news stories for daily newscasts.
  • Responsible for the operation of satellite and microwave live trucks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

News Photographer Resume

Summary : Motivated and highly News Photographer professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers' outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Creativity, Technical Photography Skills, Patience, and Concentration.

Description :

  • Effectively collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors in the researching, writing, and non-linear editing of compelling scripts for broadcast news and special video productions with artistic results on deadline.
  • Successfully managed to balance amongst multiple priorities, and remains fluid and agile to flex as necessary to get multiple stories to air daily.
  • Possessed a strong understanding of HD video and online media workflow.
  • Possessed high familiarity with all aspects of the operation and troubleshooting of digital video cameras, sound, lighting, and editing equipment, and microwave live truck operation.
  • Worked closely with reporters by shooting several packages for newscasts while utilizing Edius Editing Software.
  • Worked to develop, produce, direct, shoot, light, and edit high-quality, creative video packages under increased pressure of the top 20 market news organizations.
  • Effectively collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors in the researching, writing, and editing of compelling scripts for broadcast news and special video productions with artistic results on deadline.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Photography

News Photographer Resume

Headline : A self-motivated innovator who is proficient in producing positive results independently. Demonstrates exceptional multi-tasking abilities and effective problem-solving skills. More than four years of management experience.

Skills : Video Production, Video Editing, Lighting, Audio, Computer Proficient.

Description :

  • Assisted in overall television production operations.
  • Utilized editing software like adobe premiere.
  • Worked directly with News Director, Producers, Assignment Editor, Anchors, VJ’s and production crews in overall news content production
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends
  • Shot and edited daily news assignments meeting tight deadlines,
  • Able to work alone, gathering all elements needed for the story.
  • Able to edit and shoot general assignment stories, live shots, and natural sound packages.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Video Production

News Photographer Resume

Summary : Motivated and highly News Photographer professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers' outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Creativity, Technical Photography Skills.

Description :

  • Effectively collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors in the researching, writing, and non-linear editing of compelling scripts for broadcast news and special video productions with artistic results on deadline.
  • Successfully managed to balance amongst multiple priorities, and remains fluid and agile to flex as necessary to get multiple stories to air daily.
  • Possessed a strong understanding of HD video and online media workflow.
  • Possessed high familiarity with all aspects of the operation and troubleshooting of digital video cameras, sound, lighting, and editing equipment, and microwave live truck operation.
  • Worked closely with reporters by shooting several packages for newscasts while utilizing Edius Editing Software.
  • Worked to develop, produce, direct, shoot, light, and edit high-quality, creative video packages under increased pressure of the top 20 market news organizations.
  • Effectively collaborated with reporters, producers, and directors in the researching, writing, and editing of compelling scripts for broadcast news and special video productions with artistic results on deadline.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Photography

News Photographer Resume

Headline : Seeking a News Photographer position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Photography, Videography, NLE Editing, Photoshop.

Description :

  • Operated cellular driven transmission is required and other devices to do a live transmission
  • Responsible for managing, executing multimedia coverage of spot news, general news, features, sports, and other assignments in a professional journalistic manner.
  • Recruited, maintained, and managed a group of freelance visual journalists.
  • Met deadlines, ID's photos completely, and works under pressure with quality and speed.
  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of current events and the content of current work by  News and staff and applied this knowledge to the job.
  • Worked closely with the layout team and webmaster ensuring all photos are correctly color corrected and sized for printed and website.
  • Worked as a photojournalist to capture live events as well as storing images to edit for newscasts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

News Photographer Resume

Summary : As a News Photographer with 2+ years of experience in working in multiple mediums from print, radio, athletic communications, and TV and also traveled to various events outside of the states. Experienced with several models of cameras and editing software, even CS5.1 Photoshop.

Skills : Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro 7, Strong Networking And Public Relations, Detail Oriented.

Description :

  • Cultivated positive relationships within the community.
  • Shot and covered Hurricanes, Championship football, NBA Playoffs, as well as daily general assignment news and crime drama.
  • Interacted with news desk on breaking news and relayed information to producers and news managers.
  • Generated ideas for news and featured content.
  • Used research resources to better understand the subject being covered.
  • Responsible for the care of the equipment is assigned, as well as shared equipment.
  • Represented the company in a professional manner while on assignments, both in appearance and conduct.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED