Photojournalist/Editor

Gray Television is looking for a dynamic, results-driven Photojournalist/Editor for WVLT in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee. In addition to producing 34 hours of newscasts each week on CBS affiliate WVLT, the station takes advantage of its co-owned CW-affiliate and to expand its news audience by producing two hours of additional weekday morning news and nightly 10 p.m. newscast.

Job Summary: The ideal candidate must be able to shoot and edit daily content on a variety of platforms including, live TV, internet, social networking sites and mobile. Successful applicants must possess a terrific grasp of current events, strong organizational skills and the ability to shoot and edit your own video. You must also understand and embrace the importance of the multi-platform newsroom. . You must be a great photographer and creative editor; a storyteller with smart news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work independently and with others, on deadline. A passion for wanting to win with a can-do attitude is essential. Strong leadership and teamwork is a must.

RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE:

  • Shoot video and stills for our on air and digital platforms.
  • Ability to gather information from a story solo.
  • Operate live trucks.
  • Operate TVU backpacks.
  • Collaborate with reporters on stories.
  • Crafting creative stories for newscasts.
  • Edit all stories needed for multiple newscasts.
  • Tune in live trucks and TVU backpacks.
  • Take feeds from reporters and photojournalists in the field.
  • Send video to our digital team for the web.
  • Archive video from the newscasts.
  • Maintain all assigned equipment and vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Two years’ experience in news photography and non-linear editing. Must be available to work all Knowledge of Sony PXW-X200 / 300 and Edius 8 a plus. Capable of working under pressure and meeting daily deadlines in a high-energy work environment. Good communications skills, able to multi-task efficiently. Ability to operate a live ENG vehicle is perferred. Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

Must have a good driving record.

Persons interested in submitting an application for the position identified above should apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

WVLT-TV – Photojounalist/Editor
6450 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919

Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company requiring pre-employment drug and background testing. WVLT/Gray Television participates in E-Verify. EOE

Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management.