News Photographer - WFOX TV

Location: 

Jacksonville, FL, US, 32224

Location: FL-Jacksonville

Job Title:  News Photographer - WFOX TV

 

Position Overview

WFOX TV Jacksonville is looking for a visual storyteller who has a passion for news and someone who wants to make an impact in their community. Photographers/Videographers work with reporters daily in the field to turn visually creative and compelling stories. We are looking for someone who takes ownership in all aspects of their work, loves breaking news and understands the importance of local news. If you love to be first to the scene, to showcase great content, and tell stories that make a difference, we want you to join our team!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shoot and edit compelling local news stories that are clear and easy to understand.
  • Able to work under pressure and make quick decisions in the field.
  • Operate and maintain a professional video camera and related news gathering equipment
  •  Be familiar with and understand non-linear editing techniques to meet deadlines and create high-impact stories.
  •  Understanding of how to operate and maintain live equipment including microwave and satellite
  •  Understanding the best way to troubleshoot equipment issues as well as ownership of all technical aspects of the job.
  •  Collaborate with reporters to turn creative and visual stories, active live shot / teases and making sure daily deadlines are met in high pressure situations.
  •  Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds of equipment.
  •  Maintain news vehicles for safe operation, keeping up with scheduled maintenance and having a valid driver's license.
  •  Ability to work all shifts scheduled, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Must adhere to all station policies.
  •  Bring story ideas and a creative energy to the job every day.

Minimum Qualifications

  •  3-5 years of professional experience working as a TV news photographer required
  •  3-5 years of non-linear editing experience
  •  A college degree in Journalism or TV Broadcasting is preferred

 

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Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville