Multimedia Journalist (Emphasis Photographer)

TITLE: Multimedia Journalist (Emphasis Photographer)
REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer
DEPARTMENT: News

GENERAL PURPOSE
To meet the needs of the news programs for video support, both shooting and editing.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
News photographer and video tape editor with responsibility for daily news photography and video tape editing.

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
To provide support to the news producers of the newscasts in a timely and professional manner. May include video tape editing of feeds, live remotes with and without a reporter. May also be required to occasionally provide studio camera support as needed. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES
None

JOB DESCRIPTION
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:
Ability to produce top quality video and to edit video tape as assigned including the recording and editing of feeds as well as locally produced video. Position requires a clean driving record. Proof of insurability and a valid driver's license. Position further requires good sight and hearing, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to routinely lift and move approximately 50 pounds. Position also requires a proven ability to work well with other people and to work under the pressure of a deadline.

EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
Applicable college degree - appropriate experience may be substituted for basic education requirements at employer's discretion.

EXPERIENCE:
* 2 years at a broadcast station, as a news photographer.
* Reporting experience a plus, remote experience desirable.

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Electronic news gathering equipment including chip and tube cameras, live microwave gear and broadcast video tape edit equipment; both standard & computer based edit stations. Broadcast lighting equipment, tripods, audio gear, various communications gear (radios etc.) and newsroom computers. Satellite truck operator experience a plus.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Position requires both indoor and outdoor work as well as a considerable amount of time spent driving. Work requires lifting and moving of video equipment, including cameras, tripods and live microwave gear. Also, requires work at a computer terminal and a standard video edit station.

SALARY:
Commensurate with abilities and experience.

CONTACT:
Photographer Job Search
520 East Colorado Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

719-632-0808 fax
KKTV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
All of KKTV employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process, which includes pre-employment drug screening and driving approval. KKTV participates in EVerify.


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