JR06419 - Photojournalist (Fill-in/Temp)

Posted: 1/30/2019 | Expires: 3/1/2019

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Function: Creative & Design
Specialty: Photo, News & Journalism
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

WGCL-TV, a Meredith station is seeking a Photojournalist available to fill in on weekends and occasionally for vacations and/or sick leave. The Photojournalist gathers news for broadcast, web, and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots and edits stories. This is a great opportunity to add credentials to a resume and become an internal candidate for future, full time openings.


Essential Job Functions

  • Photographs news, weather, and sports materials (including documentaries).
  • Performs creative editing of news, weather, and sports materials (including documentaries).
  • Sets up and operates lighting equipment.
  • Operates ENG van and associated equipment.
  • Transmits and records news, weather and sports video and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds.
  • Photographs and edits promotion and public service material.
  • Performs limited newsgathering functions.
  • Performs minor repairs of ENG equipment and cameras.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.


Experience: Three years of related news experience including operational experience on ENG truck.


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong editing and shooting skills.
  • Good news gathering skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Linear editing and non-linear editing.
  • Operate microwave truck.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's license and good driving record.

Travel: Primarily local. Non-local travel: <5%.

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.