Photographer

US-CA-Sacramento
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-46737
Category
News Operations

Overview

We’re looking for a Photographer who brings more than just a good eye to work. We want someone who can dig up stories, chases breaking news and is also a whiz with editing, FTP and technology. You need to be comfortable gathering stories on your own as well as working closely with reporters. Must bring advanced digital and social media skills. Must be willing to work morning show/other shifts.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Shoot video and gather news stories, either teamed with a reporter or solo.
  • Edit packages and VOSOTs in the field and at the station
  • Operate live camera from newsroom, studio, or remove locations, including lighting, audio, running cables, etc.
  • Gather facts and information to support news stories
  • Maintain camera gear, vehicles, edit systems, etc.
  • Additional duties as necessary

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of editorial standards
  • Must demonstrate solid news judgment
  • Non-linear editing skills. Final cut Pro experience preferred
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Ability and willingness to write stories as needed
  • Be able to tell stories with video and sound
  • Must be creative with strong editing skills
  • Must have attention to detail with great accuracy
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license
  • Valid Passport preferred
  • News is 24/7. We need photographers who can work any shift
  • Willingness to travel with little to no notice and work overtime
  • Must be willing to work morning show shift

 

Working Relationships 

  • Must be a team player and work well with others
  • Reports directly to News Operations Manager and takes direction on assignments from news Managers and Assignment Editors
  • Represent the station to the community in a professional manner
  • Contribute story ideas at daily editorial meeting
  • Relay information from the field back to station promptly and clearly

Qualifications

Training Requirements 

  • General ENG operation, maintenance and safety
  • Satellite Truck/ENG Truck safety training

 

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

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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