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Photojournalist

Photojournalist

Job ID 
2017-46130
Location 
US-VA-Norfolk
Category 
News Operations
Posted Date 
9/7/2017

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Overview

Do you like chasing hurricanes?  Or ever wanted to get shot off the deck of an aircraft carrier?  These are just some of the types of stories you can do – NewsChannel 3 is looking for a creative, multi-tasking photojournalist to join our team. Every day you will use state-of-the-art technology to shoot and edit the best HD-quality footage in town. You’ll collaborate with reporters, producers and managers to obtain the best visuals, the best “moments,” the best sound, the best news story. You’ll use live ENG/SNG/mobile gear, sometimes all in the same day! One day you might be covering the Redskins in training camp, the next, live on the scene of a breaking news story, and the next day you’re solo, putting together a photo essay. Did I mention we are located minutes from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the Outer Banks of North Carolina – not a bad way to spend your days off

Responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Tell the best story through the eye of the lens on a daily basis
  • Insures the highest quality pictures and sound for all stories shot
  • Operate and maintain all assigned ENG equipment, including camera, laptop, ENG/SNG trucks, news vehicle and all other live technology.
  • Contribute to social media and wtkr.com with pictures, videos, information

Qualifications

Qualifications - Knowledge Skills & Abilities required:

  • One year experience working as a photojournalist in top 125 market
  • A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record
  • Experience with Final Cut X editing is preferred
  • Must be able to work under pressure, stress and deadlines

Company Info

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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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