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Videojournalist

WLKY

Louisville, KY 04-02-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WLKY, the CBS affiliate in Louisville, KY has an opening for a Local News Photographer/Editor. We are looking for a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what's happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. You will be responsible for shooting and editing stories, and executing live shots, experience with lighting is required. You will be responsible for gathering visual content, working either individually to edit, or as a team to collaborate on newscast stories. We are looking for an experienced news photographer who understands the urgency of breaking news, the importance of deadlines, and the critical elements of collaboration and communication when working with reporters. You must be able to shoot on a full-size Sony ENG camera and have experience with non-linear editing. Adobe Premiere experience preferred. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization and attention to gear/equipment maintenance are critical. You will work with and report to the News Director.

Job Responsibilities:
• Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for Broadcast Air and digital platforms
• Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories
• Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered
• Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field
• Work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video
• Attention to detail regarding file management and technical workflow
• Flexible with schedule, on-call and breaking news
• In-person attendance is required
• Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions

Requirements:
• Must have local television news photographer experience
• 3-5 years in a working newsroom preferred
• Can carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
• Efficient Operation on ENG trucks
• Can work in all weather conditions
• Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver's license and a near-perfect driving record
• Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
• Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• 401(k) matching
• Emotional Wellness Support
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Parental Leave
• LGBTQ+ Health Services
• Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6y0p8-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WLKY

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.