Full Time Job

News Photographer


Beaverton, OR 05-11-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Photographer - KPTV


About KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:

FOX 12 Oregon is searching for a creative and dynamic News Photographer, who will work in the field with reporters, and on his or her own, gathering and producing news stories for our newscasts and digital platforms. The News Photographer/Editor will use ENG cameras, laptop editing equipment, and mobile technology to shoot and edit stories on location and perform live shots while covering news of the day. The candidate must be willing to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, mornings and holidays.

Duties/Responsibilities would include (but not be limited to):
* Shooting video and stills for our newscasts and digital platforms, and gathering information in the field
* Operating laptop editors, as well as live portable technology in the field
* Collaborating with reporters and producers on stories
* Maintaining equipment and vehicles as assigned by News Operations Manager

* Capable of working under pressure and meeting daily deadlines in a high-energy work environment
* Good communications skills, able to multi-task efficiently
* 2 years of experience as a video photographer and non-linear editor preferred. Must be available to work all shifts and have a clean driving record
* Knowledge of Panasonic P2 cameras and Edius editing platforms a plus
* Enjoys a fast paced environment

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KPTV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxxb4q-3-227-251-94-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.