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Nightside Photojournalist

WECT

Wilmington, NC 10-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Nightside Photojournalist - WECT

About WECT:

WECT News has been where News Comes First in Southeastern North Carolina for over 65 years. We're a dual station broadcasting on NBC (WECT) and Fox (WSFX-Fox Wilmington). We're in the rapidly growing Wilmington DMA (126), serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and Bladen counties that make up the beautiful coastal Cape Fear Region. WECT is the most accessible local news outlet in our market, with wect.com, mobile, and streaming platforms. WECT is the dominant #1 station in the market.

Job Summary/Description:

WECT is looking for a full-time photojournalist to join our news team. This is an entry level position, perfect for someone looking to gain experience and explore opportunities in the broadcast news industry. You must be self-motivated, have good communication skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Primary duties include gathering video, interviews, and information, editing for broadcast and digital/social platforms, setting up/ executing live shots, and other duties as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Shoot video and interviews for news stories
-Non-linear editing for broadcast and digital platforms
-Writing for broadcast and digital platforms
-Basic news gathering
-Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
-Associate's or Bachelor's degree in journalism, tv production, or related field- equivalent experience considered
-Non-linear editing experience
-Broadcast and print writing
-Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
-Flexible schedule

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rez715-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WECT

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.