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News Photographer

Tribune Company
Fort Smith AR-Fayetteville, AR
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  • News Photographer

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith | US-AR-Fayetteville
    Posted Date 4 months ago(4/9/2019 5:25 PM)
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    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working Full-Time News Photographer to join our team and work out of our Fayetteville Newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony PXW-X320 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro X.


    • Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
    • Works alone or with a reporter or field producer to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.
    • Use cellular bonding equipment as well as ENG microwave van and SNG satellite trucks to return video/audio.
    • Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.
    • The ability to read digital and paper maps, and navigate quickly.
    • Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
    • Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Incumbent must have the ability to shoot video/audio in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline pressure. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive a variety of vehicles and set up tripods, lighting equipment, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) 


    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Television/Journalism pred or equivalent Television work experience.


    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate camera, laptop, tripod, etc. Vision to shoot and edit video. Ability to lift 100 pounds or more, as needed, of equipment consisting of: Camera, audio equipment, tripods, batteries, etc. Works in all kinds of weather conditions.



    INTERNAL CONTACTS:                                                     EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

    News, Sales, Production and Other Station Personnel          General Public and Officials


    Statement about Other Duties:

    The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.


    Equal Opportunity Employer



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