REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer
To meet the video and storytelling needs of the news programs and online content in an accurate, clear and creative manner.
Work solo or alongside reporters to shoot and edit daily stories under deadline with an emphasis on breaking news.
To provide support to the producers of the newscasts in a timely and professional manner. May include gathering news facts through interviews, editing of video including reporter packages, live remotes with and without a reporter. Drive station vehicles. Occasional duties may include creating and updating online content or providing live updates through social media on the scene of breaking news. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY
Ability to produce top-quality video as assigned. 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. Familiarity with social media. High degree of journalistic integrity and professionalism. 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. Knowledge of XPRI editing system and Sony XDCAM a plus.
* 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 cameras, audio equipment, smartphones, TVUPacks, broadcast lighting equipment, tripods and newsroom computers. Satellite truck operator experience a plus, but rarely used.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
Position requires both indoor and outdoor work in a variety of weather as well as a considerable amount of time spent driving. Work requires lifting and moving of video equipment, including cameras, tripods and live pack gear. Also, requires work at a computer terminal with dual screens.
Commensurate with abilities and experience.
Send resume and link to work to www.gray.tv/applynow