Tribune Company

Returning Candidate?

Photographer

Photographer

Job ID 
2017-46448
Location 
US-AR-Fort Smith
Category 
News Operations
Posted Date 
10/11/2017

More information about this job

Overview

5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working Full-Time News Photographer to join our team.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony EX3 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro. This candidate must also be familiar with new technology that enables news organizations to shoot and transmit live pictures with or without microwave or satellite equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
  • Works alone or with a reporter or field producer to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.
  • Operates ENG microwave van, and SNG satellite trucks.
  • Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.
  • The ability to read maps, and navigate quickly.
  • Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
  • Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Incumbent must have the ability to shoot video in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive vehicle and set up tripods, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent Television work experience.

 

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate camera, laptop, tripod, etc. Vision to shoot and edit video. Ability to lift 100 pounds or more, as needed, of equipment consisting of: Camera, audio equipment, tripods, batteries, etc. Works in all kinds of weather conditions.

 

Relationships:

INTERNAL CONTACTS:                                                     EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

News, Sales, Production and Other Station Personnel          General Public and Officials

 

Statement about Other Duties:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

Apply Now

Share on your newsfeed

Let's Connect!