Needham, MA
September 12, 2022
Job Type
Full Time


WCVB-TV, Boston's ABC affiliate and Hearst Television station, seeks a highly motivated, organized, and creative person to fill our full time Creative Services Photographer/Editor position. A successful candidate will possess superior shooting, lighting, editing and design skills.  But a critical element will be the candidate's attitude.  We need a person who wants to make impactful television, who dreams up unique promos, who enthusiastically generates great ideas to advance the look of Boston's most-watched station and possesses the know-how and skill to get it done.  We seek a person who pushes us all a little, while collaborating with Producers to help them execute their creative vision.

Job Responsibilities:                                           

  • As the department's primary video editor, you will be expected to design and edit market-leading on-air promos.
  • As the department's primary videographer, you will be expected to scout, block, light and shoot market-leading promotional footage.
  • Must deliver impeccable design aesthetic and production sensibilities to produce compelling/eye-catching/graphically-pleasing marketing materials.
  • Department expert on Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Department expert on Windows 11, media management and storage solutions.
  • Department expert on new camera, camera support, lighting technology.
  • Go-to team member to troubleshoot/solve technical issues quickly, independently and under pressure both in the edit room and on shoots.
  • Passion for marketing news, community programming and digital content.
  • Must stay abreast of local news competitive landscape.
  • In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an expert Adobe Premiere Pro editor.
  • Applicant must have strong motion graphic, title and compositing skills using Adobe After Effects.
  • Applicant must be an experienced videographer with advanced knowledge of Canon EOS Cinema cameras, slider and gimbal systems.
  • Applicant must have superior field and studio video lighting skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot/solve technical issues quickly, independently and under pressure.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects through all phases of production.
  • Superior attention to detail, time management, organizational and media management skills.
  • Ability to book crews, schedule shoots large and small, delivering on-time and on-budget.
  • FAA 107 commercial drone license a plus.

Qualifications Requirements:                 

  • Required to lift and move production equipment weighing up to and occasionally exceeding 50 lbs.
  • Make hands-on contributions to in-studio & remote productions and edit various department projects.


  • Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.


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