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Chief Photographer

Tribune Company
Sacramento, CA
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  • Chief Photographer

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/8/2018 6:29 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    FOX40 has an immediate opening for a Chief Photographer. We are looking for a strong, inspiring leader who knows how to motivate and continually evaluate a team of photographers by maintaining a positive, inclusive, accountable environment. The successful candidate will be a technical whiz who is not afraid to drive new ideas and always has an eye for quality and the ability to improve storytelling techniques. 


    - Coach photojournalists, including consistent critiques and collaboration

    - Assist in hiring, training on news shooting techniques, editing and workflows

    - Support and supervise special productions, including planning and execution field productions

    - Assign, schedule, manage and maintain photojournalist schedules

    - Manage and assign photographer gear and vehicle assignments  

    - Promote and ensure safe news gathering practices in the field

    - Manage Final Cut Pro non-linear edit systems including training newsroom employees

    - Manage IP and remote truck transmission including being readily available to troubleshoot issues

    - Assist engineering in equipment acquisition, proposals and purchasing

    - Various administration duties including news operations duties as needed

    - Shoot, capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms

    - Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment

    - Responsible for drone program, operations and training

    - Assist engineering with maintenance/inventory of field equipment and vehicles

    - Perform other duties as assigned



    - Minimum of 3 years of experience as a News Videographer, previous management experience pred

    - Proven track record of leadership

    - Must be proficient with Final Cut and non-linear editing systems, LIVE U, Sony cameras, satellite and microwave equipment

    - Experienced in live field production broadcasts

    - College degree in Journalism or related field pred

    - Must be able to work flexible shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

    - Requires the ability to work well under the deadline pressure

    - Must be able to collaborate with Operations and Engineering

    - Valid driver's license and good driving record required

    - Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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