PHOTOJOURNALIST

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2018-11-09

Description:

PHOTOJOURNALIST (Full-Time, Regular): Award winning broadcaster, WJZY-TV, the FOX Owned and Operated duopoly television station in Charlotte, NC, is seeking a Photojournalist with an eye to shoot, edit and gather sound from newsworthy events, locations or people for use in newscasts.   

Responsibilities:

Will perform the following 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. Assists Operations department with studio camera and floor management. 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. 

Requirements:

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 required. Other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) with an emphasis on journalism and/or Communication preferred. Minimum of two years’ equivalent experience. Knowledge of non-linear editing systems. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record.

Contact:

Please visit www.fox46charlotte.com, then click on the ‘About Us’ tab, then ‘Jobs’ or visit our readily accessible station located at 3501 Performance Rd., Charlotte, NC 28214, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter or using specialized equipment.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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