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Job: WLS-TV Vacation Relief News Photographer

ABC7/WLS, the ABC Owned Television station in Chicago, IL is seeking an experienced ENG News Photographer to fill vacation slots. Successful candidates will have a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressured environment of daily local news gathering. Candidates should possess excellent people skills, and a strong work ethic.

Basic Qualifications

-Working knowledge of P2 camera systems, Adobe Premier Pro editing and bonded cellular transmission technologies (Dejero and Live U)

-Able to operate ENG and SNG vehicles and live remote equipment

-Able to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment

-Able to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

– Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a major market

Required Education

– A college degree and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Additional information

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company-designated location on an ongoing basis.

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with NABET-CWA.

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10038476 or use the link:


About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world .

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email [email protected] with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

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