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 and work out of our Fort Smith Newsroom. 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.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent Television work experience.
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.
INTERNAL CONTACTS: EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
News, Sales, Production and Other Station Personnel General Public and Officials
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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.
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