- News Photographer

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News Photographer


News Photographer

• Intermediate Level


KTVB, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Boise, ID is looking for a highly skilled artistic News Photographer who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media, and digital platforms.

Category Photographers 
Location Boise, Idaho Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We are seeking a photojournalist who can visualize great stories on their own or with a team.


• Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
• Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
• Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories
• Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas
• Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
• Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations, and execute live coverage using TVU or ENG technology                            
• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or news management

Job Requirements:

• 2-5 years of experience preferred
• Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
• Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
• Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Demonstrated news judgment, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills
• Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
• Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

Work Environment: Moderate risk

Physical Demands: Heavy work

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions

Physical Demands Set: Heavy work: Involves standing, stooping, bending, using force, lifting/pushing up to 50 lbs.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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