Photojournalist/DJ

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2017-10-31

Description:

Edward R Murrow Award Winning Broadcaster WJZY, the FOX O&O in Charlotte, NC is looking for a Photojournalist with an eye to shoot, edit and gather sound from newsworthy events, locations or people for use in newscasts. 

Responsibilities:

Duties: Shoots and edits breaking stories, live shots and other news stories as assigned. Occasionally writes packages and/or assembles natural sound packages. Gathers news in the field independently. Assist in gathering and posting stories on-line and to air. Must have the ability to visually tell compelling stories. Operates video camera and audio equipment creatively in diverse conditions and at times under extreme deadlines. Operates all live technology (i.e. Live U, KA trucks, etc.). Drives and operates company vehicles in a safe and defensive manner.  This includes driving in heavy metropolitan traffic, at night and in bad weather. Edits videotape for playback for air. Operates microwave trucks. Maintains vehicle and news gathering equipment properly. Assist with newscasts outside the normal work schedule at time of severe weather conditions or breaking news. Meets all scheduling and broadcast deadlines. Must be involved in Social Media. Responsible for any and all equipment issued by FOX. Supports Local News Service as assigned. Has ability to work a flexible schedule. Complies with all FTS policies and procedures. Some in-studio camera duties. Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) required, preferably with an emphasis on journalism and/or Communication. One to two year’s equivalent experience.  Knowledge of non-linear editing systems. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record. Must notify HR Director immediately of any changes in the status of driver’s license.

Contact:

To apply please visit the following website:

https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/charlotte/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=13300100185&searchExpanded=true&radius=1

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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