Website WGCL-TV

Category: News

Position/Title: Photojournalist

WGCL-TV, a Meredith Corporation station, is in search of a highly-qualified, motivated candidate for our Photojournalist.  This role is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing .   Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.  This role may also include the operation of the station’s SNG and ENG trucks.  A link to view work samples is required for consideration.

Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

60%  Function as staff photographer; shoots and edits video of daily general assignments and spot news stories.

15%  Utilize existing technology to enhance story coverage.

15% Operate ENG and SNG Vehicles and related broadcast equipment.

10% Maintain related technical equipment in working order.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 6/22/2021

Closing Date: 7/22/2021

City: Atlanta – 30318

State: Georgia

Experience: Minimum of three years experience in television news photography preferably in a top 50 market, live ENG microwave truck operations and non linear editing experience. NPPA Workshop and SNG Operations experience is a plus.

Education: Minimum – High School diploma or GED required.  Technical or vocational degree or two years of college preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good working knowledge of digital broadcast systems operations and broadcast system interconnection.
  • Operation of large vehicles and knowledge of DOT rules and regulations.
  • Possess good eye-hand coordination.
  • Have a valid Driver’s License with excellent driving history.  Must have good navigational skills.
  • Able to work well under time constraints of news operation and be a good ambassador for the station at all times.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment.
  • Must be able to make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress, resulting from a variety of circumstances.

% Travel Required (Approximate):  80-90% local and/or regional travel

Additional Information: Ref. JR10164

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