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.