• Photographer

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    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.


    • 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


    Training Requirements


    General ENG operation, maintenance and safety

    Satellite Truck/ENG Truck safety training


    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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