Photojournalist
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Description

Join the #1 NBC affiliate group in the country!  KING 5 TV, KONG TV, NWCN, and king5.com are part of TEGNA Inc.  KING 5 TV is looking for a Photojournalist who is passionate and thrives on great storytelling.

 

What you need:

  • Responsible for capturing video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily deadline environment.
  • Edits stories with Sony XpriNS or other editing platforms.
  • Provide editorial input and collaboration for stories and daily newscasts.
  • 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.

Job Requirements

What we need:

  • College degree or equivalent experience with minimum two years’ experience as a TV photojournalist and news editor preferred.
  • Must be able to master editing on Sony XpriNS non-linear editing system.
  • 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.
  • 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. 

 

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, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

 

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital, Clipper and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs.  We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news for the digital age.