Category: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Primary Industry: Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Manage Others: No
WGRZ-TV, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Buffalo, N.Y. is looking for a highly skilled photojournalist/editor to join our news team. We are seeking highly skilled artistic photographers and editors who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile. We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and are able to participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary.
In this role, you will:
Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories.
Write and post daily on all digital platforms including attaching images and streaming video. Must include Social Media.
Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
Cover breaking, general, sports,
feature, investigative, and political news stories. Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or news manager.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/22/2019
Closing Date: 2/18/2020
State: New York
Heres what you need:
BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
2 years of experience preferred
Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
Demonstrated social media proficiency, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
SNG experience a plus
Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills
Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism
Knowledge in non-linear editing systems
Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events