JOB TITLE: PHOTOGRAPHER
REPORTS TO: MANAGER, NEWS OPERATIONS
The photographer is an electronic journalist who is responsible for providing complete and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner. Photographs news events, both live and on tape, for news programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using on-location facilities or any other location required. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced. Keep assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork, as deadlines require. Be able to set-up remotes to allow transmission of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station. Monitors scanners in vehicles from news stories.
College degree with an emphasis in Communications or Broadcasting required. Minimum of four years experience in photography and editing. Must have Non-linear editing experience on Sony Newsbase, Avid Newscutter, Final Cut Pro. 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.
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.