WJRT-TV, the ABC affiliate in Flint, Michigan, is looking for an enthusiastic Photographer to join part of our award winning team.
Seeking a Photographer that can produce images that will provide a visual story on given topic as assigned. A creative storyteller and a motivated team player.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited, to:
Shooting and editing video/sound for news stories
Insure the highest quality picture and sound for all stories
Operate microwave live truck and other ENG equipment
Operation of camera, non-linear editing equipment
Maintain camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently
Essential qualifications include, but are not limited, to:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in communications, journalism, or broadcasting required
Minimum of two years’ experience as a news photographer in a television news department
Dejero and TVU experience preferred
Knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques
Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress and deadlines
Experience with the operation of camera, editing equipment, and non-linear experience
Possess strong editing skills, people skills, work ethic, and great attitude
Passion for storytelling and execution of creative live shots are essential in this position
Be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on a regular basis
Take direction from, and interact with assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors as well as production/engineering staff
This is a full time position offering competitive salaries with a competitive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision plans as well as a 401k plan.
This position requires availability to work weekends, and may require holiday work. Must be willing and available to travel out of town on assignments.
Hours, shifts, responsibilities are flexible and are subject to change at the News Directors discretion.
Passing a drug screening and motor vehicle records check are conditions of employment. Must have a reliable source of transportation and be flexible on hours.
WJRT/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. WJRT/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status.
Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and key responsibilities and essential duties of work performance by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job. The job description is not an employment contract. Out company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing.