Photojournalist

Photojournalist

WWL-TV

Description:

WWL Louisiana, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in New Orleans is looking for a highly skilled Photojournalist to join our news team. We are seeking a creative, artistic photographer/editor who can create unique, shareable content for television, social media, and mobile. We want a great journalist who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidate is familiar with the latest photography, editing tools, and techniques. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and can participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary.

Responsibilities:

• 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 craft meaningful, compelling stories. • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories. • Contact sources and develop news 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. • Edit video for newscasts • Develop news sources for general assignment and specialized areas of interest. • Perform other tasks as required.

Requirements:

Experience: 1-3 yrs Requirements: • Current driver’s license and ability to operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations • BA/BS/AAA/AAS in Journalism, Communications or related field preferred. • 1-3 years of experience preferred. This is not an entry-level position. • Experience in editing, photography, and content management systems • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots • Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook • Experience with Edius or similar editing software • Demonstrated news judgment, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills. • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable • Understanding of the tenets of professional journalism Work Environment: Moderate risk Physical Demands: Medium work Travel: Occasionally: 10-25% Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

Contact:

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