KENS 5, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in beautiful San Antonio, Texas, is hiring an experienced Director of Photography for the award-winning sales and marketing team. This role is critical to the quality of client commercials, PSAs and brand promotion.

Our ideal candidate has professional photography and non-linear editing experience, as well as exceptional knowledge of digital video cameras and lighting. The candidate must be able to take direction from clients, account executives and station producers as well as work well independently. They will serve as a valuable part of the content brainstorming process.

This employee will be expected to shoot and edit station image campaigns, with an understanding of the importance of brand and brand drivers. The ability to work across departments and manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently is a must.

We have lots of great tools(cameras, lights, sliders, etc) and it will be the responsibility of this candidate to keep production equipment organized and in good care. They will coordinate with engineering to repair broken equipment and suggest new equipment as needed.

Some independent producing will be assigned as needed.

In conjunction with your professional skills and creative energy, KENS 5 will provide an environment that celebrates innovative thinking and encourages team work. Come join the station awarded in 2018 by our parent company TEGNA for Excellence and Innovation.

Experience / Skills


Candidates for this role must have:

-Commercial professional photography experience
-Knowledge of various types of cameras including DSLR style, ENG style, and Sony FS7
-Proficiency with Adobe products
-A good driving record
-The ability to lift 50 pounds or more