Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Description

We are looking for a dynamic visual storyteller who desires to document and capture moments while meeting our high standards of excellence. 

Qualified candidates will demonstrate a willingness to break the mold of traditional content.  Our photojournalism is rooted in the NPPA but we intend to forge a new path forward. You must have a strong understanding of social media platforms, able to create shareable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile. When needed, the photojournalist must tell great stories on their own or with a team by capturing creative video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a deadline environment.  Must demonstrate strong video lighting skills. 

We are dedicated to providing first-class journalism that makes a difference in our community.  Our reputation has been built on dedication to our mission both journalistically and in service to the community we live in – our people are passionately involved. 

What you need:

  • Responsible for capturing video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily deadline environment
  • College degree or equivalent experience with minimum two years’ experience as a TV photojournalist and news editor preferred
  • 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
  • Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet, etc.
  • Post to social media, editing social videos, and creating digital content
  • Excellent organizational skills

Job Requirements

What we need:

  • Must help promote a culture of innovative storytelling
  • Complete newsgathering skills required
  • Must be able to tell the news story creatively with strong audio and visual skills
  • Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willingness to work overtime, and work flexible shifts
  • Active member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) preferred
  • Strong computer skills in a mobile environment required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, able to lift up to 40 lbs and occasionally up to 80 pounds with or without an accommodation 

To be considered a candidate for an opening at KING, you must complete the online application on the employment tab found onwww.king5.com/about and attach your resume, video link, and cover letter.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that do not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. 

 

 

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 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 35 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 delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. 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

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