10 hours


Tribune Company
Fort Smith, AR
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Careers Center | Photographer/Editor
  • Photographer/Editor

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/1/2018 8:50 PM)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working Full-Time News Photographer to join our team and work out of our Fort Smith, AR Newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony PXW-X320 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro X.


    • Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
    • Works alone or with a reporter to shoot and edit stories for broadcast.
    • Use cellular bonding equipment as well as ENG microwave van and SNG satellite trucks to return video/audio.
    • Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.
    • The ability to read digital and paper maps, and navigate quickly.
    • Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
    • Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Incumbent must have the ability to shoot video/audio in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline pressure. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive a variety of vehicles and set up tripods, lighting equipment, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one) with a clean driving record. Must be willing to submit to a background check and pre-employment drug screening. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree in related Broadcast/Television/Journalism pred or equivalent Television work experience.


    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate camera, laptop, tripod, etc. Vision to shoot and edit video. Hearing to ensure audio quality. Ability to lift 100 pounds or more, as needed, of equipment consisting of: Camera, audio equipment, tripods, batteries, etc. Works in all kinds of weather conditions.



    INTERNAL CONTACTS:                                                     EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

    News, Sales, Production and Other Station Personnel          General Public and Officials


    Statement about Other Duties:

    The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    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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