Employee Type: Full-Time
WWL-TV, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in New Orleans, Louisiana is seeking a full-time Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller (MSJ) who is passionate, thrives on great storytelling, and is forward-thinking and innovative.
In this role, you will:
Responsible for capturing video and audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily, deadline-driven environment.
Familiar with HD Cameras, including Sony EXMOR and other digital cameras
Edit stories with Edius non-linear system and other editing platforms (i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier).
Provide editorial input and collaboration for stories and daily newscasts.
Operate live remote equipment - microwave and bonded cellular.
Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, etc.
Open to expanded duties, such as writing and voicing stories.
On occasion assigned to anchor/reporter as photographer.
College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years' experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position.
Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.
Complete newsgathering skills required - videography, editing and writing.
Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.
Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.
Must have a valid driver's license, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and on occasion up to 80 lbs, with or without an accommodation.
No phone calls please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) 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 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 G/O Digital, a customized local digital marketing company. 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 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.