Senior Photographer

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Description

​WTSP, a TEGNA owned company, and the CBS affiliate in Tampa, FL, market 11, is seeking a dynamic Senior Photographera leader who knows how to inspire excellence from the staff. Knowledge and experience with television news photography, technical knowledge of ENG vehicles and editing is a must. Ability to work with reporters and Multimedia Journalists, as well as independently be able to gather and meet news deadlines is required. Along with daily news gathering, the Senior Photographer will support the training and development of a team photographers who can tell incredible stories through photojournalism. ​

In this role, you will:

  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.

  • Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms including attaching images and streaming video. Must include Social Media.

  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.

  • Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories.  Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.

  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Edit and post video and text content stories for website.

  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.

  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.

  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.


Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
  • 7-10 years of experience preferred
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems highly desirable
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Understanding the tenets of professional journalism
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills preferred
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics preferred
  • SNG experience is highly desirable
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable    
  • Able to be an strong leader, Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and fast-paced changing events

** Please include a recent reel of your work.



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


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

If you are looking for an exciting, cutting-edge atmosphere where you can thrive and develop your professional skills, WTSP 10News is the place to be. We are looking for talented individuals who want to grow and succeed. We will invest in training and encourage professional growth.  People who work at WTSP 10News love being here and you will too.