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Director Of Photography / Chief MMJ


Anchorage, AK 06-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Director Of Photography / Chief MMJ - KTUU

About KTUU:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV's early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska's most watched news source, producing 32 hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, AlaskasNewSource.com has become a digital news leader, and our mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state's capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYES, Channel 5.

Learn what it's like to work for KTUU, watch our video: https://www.alaskasnewssource.com/content/misc/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html?_ga=2.13789296.694555378.1612226017-281755813.1598908755

Job Summary/Description:

We're looking for an experienced Director of Photography/Chief Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) who loves telling stories with memorable characters, impactful images and strong natural sound. You'll supervise the training, technical skill set, and storytelling growth of our MMJ staff through teaching, coaching and reviewing our MMJ's work daily. The Chief MMJ is required to turn (shoot/write/edit/voice) weekly stories for broadcast and digital platforms, illustrating the the award-winning, visual storytelling that Alaska's News Source is known for. This is an experienced, senior-level position in our newsroom.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Responsible for daily training, coaching, and mentoring for a team of multimedia journalists, focused on technical skill set development and visual story-telling
* Shooting, editing video and sound for broadcast and publication on all of the station's multimedia platforms (Grass Valley Edius experience is a plus)
* Writing and voicing stories as a multimedia journalist (experience with ENPS is a plus)
* Must be capable of gathering news independently or as part of a team
* Supervision and maintenance of MMJ gear, working in tandem with the Chief Photographer
* Writing and posting content on station's digital platforms (ARC CMS), editing digital video, and operating broadband live devices in the field (experience with Dejero and LIVEU is a plus)
* Driving a company vehicle and any other duties as assigned

* 5+ years experience as a videographer and editor
* Management experience is a plus
* Strong verbal and written communicator
* Journalistic and ethical integrity
* Must have the desire to be at work during big breaking news, weather coverage and special events
* Must be able to stand, sit, lift/carry up to 50 lbs. and capable of working in all outdoor elements, as assigned
* Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm9bq2-44-192-65-228-42 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.