- Photojournalist

Job Details




• Intermediate Level


The Photojournalist will shoot and edit video on deadline and operate ENG/SNG/Satellite newsgathering equipment. Coordinate with other staff to determine shoot objectives.

Category Camera Operators  Journalist/Reporter  Photographers  Video Editor  Video Producer 
Location Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 06, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Shoot and edit still and video for web and broadcast on deadline.
  • Work with reporters, assignment desk editors, and production staff and independently in the newsgathering process.
  • Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment.
  • Work with video newsgathering equipment such as lighting, lenses, and tripods.
  • Provide guidance on capabilities and means to optimize video opportunities.
  • Analyze subject material, select equipment, lighting, angle and background; select and present subject to achieve desired effect, with attention to lighting, background composition and style.
  • Choose and utilize a wide variety of video newsgathering equipment, including lenses, lightings, filters, etc.
  • Use video editing software to modify and create images meeting defined style requirements; edit and enhance images; apply special effects and color correction as needed.
  • Conduct site surveys for live presentations when necessary.
  • Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • News video editing skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
  • Ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work with bonded cellular live streaming technology and Operate ENG/SNG/Satellite vehicles under company guidelines and within proper safety parameters
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 5+ years of shooting and editing television news footage experience
  • Microwave truck experience a must; DSNG experience helpful

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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