JOB TITLE: NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER (Part-time)
REPORTS TO: News Operations Manager
Required skills: Photography/Non-linear editing/live truck operation. Candidate will be responsible for editing and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner. Photographs news events, both live and to digital file, for news events and programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using in-house or field locations as needed. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced. Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork. Ability to set-up remotes to allow transmission of digital file feeds or live-from-the-field reports back to the station.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 2 years experience in photography, editing and live truck operations. Must have Non-linear editing experience on Final Cut Pro X. Requires one to have a valid California driver’s license with a clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine. Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure. Business needs may also require individual to be able to work various shifts and times. May be required to work early morning hours, overnight hours, weekends, and holidays.
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.