KELOLAND-TV News is looking for a News Photographer to provide content five days a week for our #1 rated newscasts. Photographer will be responsible for shooting and editing news stories for broadcast; assist in providing enterprise and breaking news content both on-air and online; as well as providing live content for live stream and broadcast through the operation of ENG van and remote backpack. Must have experience with videography and nonlinear editing along with a sharp eye for visual storytelling. Our news photographers work a variety of hours including nights and weekends and play an important role in gathering content for television, our award-winning website and social media properties.
Able to work a flexible schedule to meet breaking news needs. A team player able to deal with stressful situations. Able to understand the relevant interests of our community. Able to understand research and ratings information.
College or vocational degree is preferred, but not required. Priority is given to candidates with professional experience in television news or production photography or proof of a successful internship. The ideal candidate has a thorough knowledge of how to use video equipment and editing software to deliver news in a fast-paced work environment. This is a fulltime position with benefits. Applicants must provide a URL air check of recent work they have produced.
Applicants must have valid drivers license, the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, and the willingness to work flexible hours. At least two years experience in a commercial television newsroom is preferred.