Photographer (NE)

Location
Huntsville, Alabama
Salary
competitive
Posted
Jan 29, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

Overview

Reports To: News Director

 

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

 

The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

Responsibilities
  • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
  • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
  • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
  • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
  • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
  • 2 years’ experience in editing
  • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
  • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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