News Photographer

Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

Job Summary:

Responsible for researching, writing, videotaping, and editing general assignment stories for broadcast and web.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

-Suggests viable story ideas daily at meetings.
-Receives assignment or evaluates news leads/news tips to develop story ideas.
-Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
-Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
-Shoots video and still photos for web, if required, to illustrate stories.
-Edits videos for all multimedia platforms.
-Shoots live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
-Assist news producer in preparing newscast as needed.
-Demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.
-Additional duties as required by management.

Requirements
-BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience
-Computer literacy required, including, ideally ENPS news system.
-Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
-Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
-Ability to meet various deadlines.
-Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
-Proficient at posting content to station website, Facebook, and Twitter.
-Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
-Valid Florida Driver`s license and acceptable driving record required. No phone calls. EOE.

Please email resume, cover letter, and link to reel to:
Jon Levy
Interim News Director
WCJB-TV20
jlevy@wcjb.com
or email tv20jobs@wcjb.com

Additional Info
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.