News - Investigative Photographer/Editor (National Invst. Unit)

News for WVUE
New Orleans, Louisiana

posted on March 10, 2019


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News - Investigative Photographer/Editor (National Invst. Unit) About Gray: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. About WVUE: This position works with the Gray Television National Investigative Team and Investigate TV. The National Investigative Team sends stories to Gray's 91 television markets. All stories also go up on Investigate TV, our OTT App available on Roku and Amazon. https://cronkitenewslab.com/broadcast/2018/12/01/raycom-investigate-tv-if-you-build-it-they-will-come/ Job Summary: Investigate TV is looking for an experienced, creative, and innovative Investigative Photographer/Editor to join our National Investigative Team based out of WVUE-TV in New Orleans. We are looking for a multi-tasker who can simultaneously work on and manage short and long-term projects. We want someone who’s also interested in working on long-form stories and documentaries. Join a six-person investigative team that emphasizes quality over quantity. You will have the time and the tools to do stories the right way. This unit will air high impact investigations on 91 Gray Television and our OTT App – Investigate TV. Investigative storytelling experience and knowledge of the Adobe suite is a plus, but not a must. We need someone who knows how to use video and graphics to tell stories that can be complicated, data rich, but also important. This is not your typical local television job. You’ll be working on longer form content. You’ll always be off on Christmas and Thanksgiving. You’ll work with a team whose local investigations have been honored with Peabody, duPont, National Murrow, and IRE Awards. We want you and your experience to help make this team better. Feel free to email Lee Zurik with any questions about the job (lee.zurik@gray.tv). Pre-employment drug test required. EOE-M/F/D/V Responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Oversight of the visual content produced by the investigative unit • Travel to shoot interviews for stories • Edit and shoot national team investigations and documentaries • Work on Investigate TV OTT channels • Coordinate with news directors about upcoming content Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication or related field • At least 5 years of journalism experience • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism • Willingness to work non-traditional business days/hours, travel and work long hours, and on weekends with short notice


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expires on 05/09/2019