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Photographer/Director - WNEM-TV

The Photographer/Director gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The successful candidate must be able to shoot stories in a compelling and brand-focused. This person must be able to operate an ENG truck. In addition, this person oversees the operation of the Ignite automation system and will execute live newscasts and special projects from that terminal.

The Photographer/Editor also performs non-linear edition of promotion and news elements, enters graphics into newscast rundowns using MOS, and creates pre-production elements. 60%-Photographs and edits news, weather, and sports materials. Transmits and records news weather and sports videos and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds. Operates LiveU, ENG and or SNG van and associated equipment. Sets up and operates lighting equipment. Performs limited newsgathering functions.

40%-Operates and maintains Ignite automations during the newscast. Directs and switches live newscasts and special project reports to ensure all show elements are executed flawlessly. Troubleshoots technical issues as they occur. Collaborates with promotion and news employees to develop pre-production elements. Directs special projects. Performs non-linear editing (and associated functions) for promotion, commercial ingestion and duplication, satellite operations, promo ingestion, news and sales projects. Utilizes graphics in support of the branding and editorial philosophy of the station’s newscast.

Completion of high school, or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in broadcast televison production or media a plus. Minimum two years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on experience as photographer and in a control room including switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software preferred.

Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):    Completion of high school, or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in broadcast televison production or media a plus. Minimum two years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on experience as photographer and in a control room including switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software preferred.

How to apply:    Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter.

Application Deadline    7/18/2024

Equal Opportunity Employer

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