PHOTOJOURNALIST (Full-Time, Regular)

Charlotte, NC
Posted: 2019-08-30

Description:

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:

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. Responsible for any and all equipment issued by FOX. Supports Local News Service as assigned. 

Requirements:

Has ability to work a flexible schedule. Comply with all Station and Department policies, procedures and guidelines related activities. Some in-studio camera duties required. Other duties as assigned.  Bachelor’s degree 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 apply on line at:

https://fox.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Domestic/job/Charlotte-North-Carolina-USA/Journalist-Photojournalist-DJ_R50007863

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

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