Photographer

Tribune Media Company - Sacramento, CA3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $51,000 a year
Skills
Overview
We’re looking for a Photographer who brings more than just a good eye to work. We want someone who can dig up stories, chases breaking news and is also a whiz with editing, FTP and technology. You need to be comfortable gathering stories on your own as well as working closely with reporters. Must bring advanced digital and social media skills. Must be willing to work morning show shift

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Shoot video and gather news stories, either teamed with a reporter or solo.
Edit packages and VOSOTs in the field and at the station
Operate live camera from newsroom, studio, or remote locations, including lighting, audio, running cables, etc.
Gather facts and information to support news stories.
Maintain camera gear, vehicles, edit systems, etc.
Additional duties as necessary

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of editorial standards.
Must demonstrate solid news judgment
Non-linear editing skills. Final cut Pro experience preferred.
Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
Ability and willingness to write stories as needed
Be able to tell stories with video and sound
Must be creative with strong editing skills
Must have attention to detail with great accuracy
Must have a valid California driver’s license
Valid Passport preferred
News is 24/7. We need photographers who can work any shift
Willingness to travel with little to no notice and work overtime
Must be willing to work morning show shift

Working Relationships:
Must be a team player and work well with others
Reports directly to News Operations Manager and takes direction on assignments from News Managers and Assignment Editors
Represent the station to the community in a professional manner
Contribute story ideas at daily editorial meeting
Relay information from the field back to station promptly and clearly

Training Requirements:
General ENG operation, maintenance and safety
Satellite Truck/ENG Truck safety training
Qualifications

Education and Experience:
A.A. Degree in Television production or Photography Desired
Minimum 2 years’ experience as television news photographer
Experience operating live microwave van
Experience operating Satellite truck desired
Company Info
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.