News Photographer

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KATU-TV in Portland, Oregon is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have 2 years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will cover day to day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full High-definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position!

Requirements :

  • Video journalist with at least 2-4 years of shooting experience who can tell great stories on their own or with a team on a tight deadline
  • Maintain standard of brand excellence by shooting NPPA style, award-winning level of photography with composition, clean audio, use of light, and steadiness
  • Use various lighting techniques and equipment to enhance on-air product and visual presentation
  • Work daily as a storyteller collaborating with reporters and producers to execute creative concept for story
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas
  • Ability to shoot and edit breaking news, general assignment stories, sports, political, investigative stories, and natural sound packages
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
  • Must have valid driver's license, good driving record and be willing and able to operate ENG/SNG news vehicles
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor
When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of your work to:

KATU-TV
ATTN: News Director
2153 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

No phone calls or emails please .

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location Portland, Oregon, United States
Company Location HR.KATU/KUNP.Portland OR.Portland.OR
Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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