JOB DESCRIPTION-NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEO JOURNALIST
WAAY-TV, ABC 31 serving the Huntsville Alabama DMA is looking for a creative full-time News Photographer. We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have one or more years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You will run live shots, cover day to day general news, in-depth features, and investigative. Skills in shooting on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops is necessary. 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. Please provide examples of your work to be considered.
Requirements and Qualifications:
- At least one-year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
- Team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
- Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
- Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
- Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
WAAY-TV is currently the Alabama Broadcasters Station of the Year for journalistic excellence and service to the region. Over the past two years, WAAY is the most honored station in Alabama.
U.S. News and World Report designates Huntsville as the No. 2 Best City to Live in America, and a recently released study (SmartAsset) lists Huntsville as the TOP job market in the United States. Surrounded by rolling mountains, lakes and rivers, Huntsville is home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Redstone Arsenal, Space Camp, US Army’s Aviation and Missile command, other notable companies like Northrop-Grumman, Boeing, Toyota, Raytheon and the second largest research park in the country.
WAAY-TV is an equal opportunity employer with a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices. If you have a competitive spirit, common sense, and a desire to be the best you can be in an environment that encourages community involvement and is building one of local television’s best cultures, you move to the front of the line. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans. Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to medical, religious accommodations or other applicable law).
A pre-employment drug screen and background check are required.
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