Photographer

                                                             

JOB SUMMARY:  The Photographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports, live events and breaking news.
  • Takes direction from, and interact with, news managers, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
  • Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicles safely and efficiently.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
  • Responds positively to feedback.
  • Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
  • Still photos, send video back from the field via FTP or dropbox.
  • Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.

 

Education/ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.

 

Training/EquipmentOperate live trucks and camera equipment. TVU pack and editing equipment and software.

 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements

Must be able to operate computer and editing machine.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.   Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

 

NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

 

********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

 

Send resume to:

jobs@WDTN.com   or

WDTN-TV

Attn: Careers

4595 S. Dixie Drive

Moraine, Ohio 45439

NO PHONE CALLS

 

REVISED:  04/16/2014

 

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