Skip to main content
Jobs & Internships

News Videographer - KOIN-TV

14 Dec, 2022

Category: News
Position/Title: News Videographer
Details: KOIN 6 TV/Portland’s CW, a Nexstar Media Inc.-owned CBS and CW duopoly in Portland, Oregon is seeking a Videographer to join our news team.   The News Photographer/Videographer has the ability to operate a variety of television/video cameras and Editing software to remotely transfer recorded images or scenes for news reports.



Job Summary:

The videographer/photographer 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: 12/14/2022
Closing Date: 1/14/2023
City: Portland - KOIN
State: Oregon


Job Summary:

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


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports, and live events.
Able to collaborate effectively with Reporters in a Professional manner to create NPPA-style News stories for Broadcast in a timely manner.
Takes direction from, and interacts 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.


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Maintains a 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 a 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 a related field is preferred.
A minimum of 2 years of video photography in a medium or major market TV News station is preferred.

Training/Equipment: Operate live trucks and camera equipment. Proficient in ADOBE Premiere editing



Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

Must be able to operate computer and editing machine.


A high-stress environment with deadline pressures and the demands of breaking news, which can happen at any time. The position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent changes in direction and priority. Must be willing and able to work any and all shifts as necessary, including overnights/early morning, days, nights, weekends, and holidays.


Travel will be required on a regular basis. The position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. The 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 at or at the Nexstar Website at:  to complete the application process.


ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on air and online (, CBS Network programming, and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra, and Game-On!  KOIN-TV is a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. television station serving Oregon and SW Washington from its studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar is the largest local television broadcast and digital media company in the nation with a portfolio of 197 full-power owned or serviced stations in 115 markets reaching approximately 63% of US television households. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity, and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses, and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us.




KOIN is an equal-opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.


Apply online at:
Apply Online URL:



How Do I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Coronavirus Resources

Member Benefits

Union Plus offers services and discounts, including savings on wireless service, travel and more.

CNN Members - Register Here for Important Updates