News Photographer
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

Job Description

Overview

KFSM-TV 5NEWS, is looking for a motivated, competitive and hard-working Full-Time News Photographer to join our team and work out of our new Johnson newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony PXW-X320 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro X.

Responsibilities

  • Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
  • Works alone or with a reporter or field producer to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.
  • Use cellular bonding equipment as well as ENG microwave van and SNG satellite trucks to return video/audio.
  • Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.
  • The ability to read digital and paper maps, and navigate quickly.
  • Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
  • Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

Must have the ability to shoot video/audio in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline pressure. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive a variety of vehicles and set up tripods, lighting equipment, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.)

 

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Television/Journalism preferred or equivalent Television work experience.

 

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate camera, laptop, tripod, etc. Vision to shoot and edit video. Ability to lift 100 pounds or more, as needed, of equipment consisting of: Camera, audio equipment, tripods, batteries, etc. Works in all kinds of weather conditions.

About TEGNA

 TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Channel 5 (KFSM-TV) is a CBS affiliated station that has been the top-rated station in Northwest Arkansas (Fort Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR DMA) for 15-years both HH and A25-54. 5NEWS produces more local programming (31 hours per week) than any other local station with the 5, 6, and 10 routinely doubling the ratings of nearest competitor. That dominance extends into the digital sphere as well. 5NEWSonline.com, the 5NEWS app, and the social media followings on Facebook Twitter, and Instagram have the highest user base in the market. And, 5NEWS in July moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art broadcast facility in the heart of the third fastest growing MSA in the country.