Photojournalist

Employer
Location
Norfolkorfolk
Posted
Feb 21, 2014
Closes
Mar 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Kevin Rafferty
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Purpose/reason for this Position:
The primary responsibility for the News Videographer is to gather and present stories for all daily newscasts.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Work as a photographer on an assigned daily basis; gathering news stories, by shooting and editing those stories; then archive those stories
2. Work with reporters, editors, producers to ensure factual, professional report.
3. To present those stories by a variety of methods; on tape, live from remote sights or other ways as indicated by the show producers.
4. To operate and maintain all assigned ENG equipment, including camera, editing and microwave truck.
5. To operate and maintain assigned news vehicle.
6. Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS;
Experience with Final Cut Pro and Sony EX3 cameras helpful.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Dexterity to operate camera, VTR, etc. Vision to shoot and edit videotape. Ability to lift 100 pounds or more, as needed, of equipment consisting of camera, VTR’s, tapes, tripods, batteries, etc. Ability to get into nooks, crannies, and high places to shoot video. Ability to read road maps. Works in all kinds of weather conditions.


Interested parties should submit resume and references to Kevin Rafferty, News Operations Manager, WTKR-TV, 720 Boush Street, Norfolk, VA 23510, 757 446 1000, or Kevin.Rafferty@wtkr.com.

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