Sample Chief Photographer Resume

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Harold Zamora
3897 Eagle Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Job Objective To acquire the position of a Chief Photographer and undertake challenging assignments that will help me master the art of photography.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of handling and supervision of photography department operations and staff
  • In-depth knowledge ofstill photography, digital photography and film development and printing practices
  • Operational knowledge of Final Cut Pro software, video editing and playback equipment, and photographic equipments
  • Familiarity with journalistic ethics, libel laws and personnel management practices
  • Ability to position and photograph still and moving objects under varied conditions, efficiently
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance of all assigned photographic equipments

Professional Experience:

Chief Photographer
Shaw Media, Farmington Hills, MI
August 2012 – Present


  • Photographed,edited, processed and submitted visual content for multiple platforms.
  • Shot live coverage of breaking news stories and live sports coverage.
  • Mentored, supervised and managed assigned team of photographers, editors and photojournalists.
  • Scheduled, delegated and evaluated work done by assigned staff members.
  • Oversaw operation and maintenance of various photographic equipments and editing systems.
  • Managed and maintained traditional and digital archive systems of films and photos.

Chief Photographer
KSL Broadcast Group, Farmington Hills, MI
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Directed, managed and assessed activities and staff of photography department.
  • Photographed community events, press conferences, sports events and interviews.
  • Edited, retouched and improved still photographs and video for use in print and electronic media.
  • Assisted with conversion of old and print photos into digital images.
  • Developed, managed and maintained comprehensive photo archive and catalogue system.
  • Operated and maintained a variety of photographic equipment, lighting systems and studio equipments.


Bachelor’s Degree in Photography
Strayer University, Alexandria, VA

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