Photographer/VSJ
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/8/2019

Job Description

KENS 5 is looking for highly skilled artistic Video Journalist who can create exciting and shareable content for television, social media and mobile. We want Video Journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest videography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools such as microwave, satellite, and backpack operations.​

Responsibilities

  • ​Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms through artistic, outstanding shooting and editing that evokes emotion and tells compelling stories.
  • Maintain standard of brand excellence by shooting NPPA style, award-winning level of photography with composition, clean audio, use of light, and steadiness.
  • Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories.
  • Use various lighting techniques and equipment to enhance on-air product and visual presentation.
  • Work daily as a storyteller collaborating with reporters and producers to execute creative concept for story.
  • Individually gather character driven stories while capturing environmental sound and elements to produce natural sound packages.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from locations and set up live shots.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms through use of social media.​

Job Requirements

Requirements​​

  •  ​Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms through artistic, outstanding shooting and editing that evokes emotion and tells compelling stories.
  • Maintain standard of brand excellence by shooting NPPA style, award-winning level of photography with composition, clean audio, use of light, and steadiness.
  • Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories.
  • Use various lighting techniques and equipment to enhance on-air product and visual presentation.
  • Work daily as a storyteller collaborating with reporters and producers to execute creative concept for story.
  • Individually gather character driven stories while capturing environmental sound and elements to produce natural sound packages.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from locations and set up live shots.
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms through use of social media.​

 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns 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.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via KENS5.com, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.