Photographer/Visual Storyteller
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Description

KVUE in Austin is looking for a talented TV news photographer and visual storyteller. 

We're looking for people whose work with video stands out. 

Yes, there are occasional crime scenes and city council meetings, but our visual storytellers should also be able to tell enterprise stories with their video photography and editing. 

KVUE's commitment is to make Austin better with our journalism and this position will be on the front line of that effort. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for capturing video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily deadline environment
  • Edit stories with Sony XpriNS and ability to adapt to other editing platforms as needed
  • Ability to collaborate with reporters and develop a vision for stories
  • Able to Operate ENG van and live remote equipment​

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent experience with minimum two years' experience as a TV photojournalist and news editor preferred
  • Must help promote a culture of innovative storytelling
  • Complete newsgathering skills required
  • Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willingness to work overtime, and work flexible shifts
  • Strong computer skills in a mobile environment required
  • Must have a valid driver license, able to lift up to 40 lbs and occasionally up to 80 pounds with or without an accommodation

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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About Us

KVUE stands for excellence - in everything we do. Whether it’s producing Austin’s highest rated newscasts, most popular news website, or most-followed social media outlets, KVUE is committed to being a positive contributor within our community, through our service. This goal is part of the foundation on which the station was built, and remains a guiding principle for the staff as we continue to honor this commitment. Our mission to inform and educate with local news and community outreach is accomplished on multiple platforms and extends throughout the year.