Photographer Production Assistant

Photographer Production Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Billings
  • KULR-TV is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • May 31, 2023

Website KULR TV

NonStop Local


As a Photographer, your job is to supply viewers with the most compelling images of the day in unique ways! You need to bring a passion for excellent storytelling, a desire to be creative, and an ability to think outside of the box plus a huge passion.  Innovative, state-of-the-art storytelling through shooting and editing should be a part of your DNA. Our operation is based on a story-centric workflow. That means we prioritize story treatment across a variety of platforms, from our linear broadcasts to our streaming services, as well as social media and our digital properties.  A production assistant is the backbone of our news production operation. This is a great chance to gain technical skills in a variety of areas from video editing to audio, to managing the studio floor during fast-paced live newscast production. We have a growth plan for you.

From here, a Photographer/PA would (likely) become a reporter or director.


Primary Duties Include: ·          Shoot video, including VO, SOTS, reporters’ packages, live shots, and other material as needed and as directed by the Content Manager. ·          Breaking news is our bread and butter. You will be expected to move fast and get the best shot. ·          Operate laptop editors, as well as live portable technology (such as LiveU) in the field. ·          Collaborate with Reporters and Producers on stories and coverage. ·          Maintain communications with the Content Manager and Producers. ·          Edit video as needed on Adobe Premiere Pro. ·          Oversee safety practices at their location. ·         Work on special remote productions, including multi-camera live remotes, and will be expected to maintain a working knowledge of multi-camera live production method. Secondary Duties Include: ·          Editing video for newscasts ·          Operating studio cameras and equipment ·          Running teleprompter for anchors and other news talent. ·          Learning audio system ·          Writing stories for newscasts


What You Bring (If we hire for this job: these are the qualifications of an ideal candidate): ·          Sharp video shooting and editing skills. ·          A desire to collaborate with reporters and newscast producers to shoot all your stories with dynamic shooting and edgy editing. ·          A well-varied skill set in shooting and editing daily news on deadline, as well as long form material. ·          Availability for big breaking news coverage on unassigned shift. ·          Strong knowledge of audio and video production techniques, especially lighting and multi-camera setups. ·          Strong knowledge of safety practices ·          Proficient in using Adobe Premiere editing software ·          Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines consistently ·          Attention to detail and accuracy. ·          Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a positive attitude. ·          Good communications skills, able to multi-task efficiently. ·         Experience as a video photographer and non-linear editing preferred but not required. Must be available to work all shifts and have a clean driving record. ·         Applicants must successfully pass a background screening.


Jeff Hite
Take advantage of the flexible work-life harmony KULR 8 offers and the beautiful National Parks across Montana. Begin an adventure you’ll never forget, by sending your cover letter, resume, and weblink to Jeff Hite Director of Recruiting & Training at: KULR-TV is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Apply Online via:

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