- Photographer

Job Details



WOI Local 5 News is recruiting a photographer to join our team gathering stories for our weekend broadcasts. We are seeking highly skilled, artistic photographers who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile.

Category Camera Operators  Digital Media  Live Event / On Location Services  Photographers  Video Editor 
Location Des Moines, Iowa Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 03, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools and techniques.

  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Take the place of others on vacation. Some assignments and shifts could be for a few weeks, others could be a single day or in between.
  • 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 other forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Cover breaking, general, sports, weather stories and features, often in partnership with our multiskilled journalists.
  • Produce unique and captivating news stories
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Operate live units and tvu's.
  • Perform other tasks as required by Chief Photographer, or other News Managers and Assignment Editors.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Experience with Edius, Avid and/or Adobe Premiere a plus
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots​
  • Excellent news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
  • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events​

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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