WXIN Fox 59, a Tribune Broadcasting station, seeks a full-time News Photographer to join Fox 59 News . Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum 3 years’ experience as a professional news photographer required. At least 2 years previous editing experience and organizational skills required. Non-linear editing skills required. Apply online or send resume with work samples, cover letter stating position desired and referral source to Human Resources, WXIN, 6910 Network Place, Indianapolis, IN 46278. No phone calls, please. EOE.
Photographs news events, both live and on tape, for news programs. Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer. May have to cover stories without a reporter or until a decision is made on whether to assign a reporter. Works with reporter to get complete story and makes suggestions on how story should be produced. Edits stories. Suggests stories and/or pictorial essays to assignment desk. Keeps assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition. Makes sure camera equipment and vehicle receive proper and timely maintenance. Ability to set-up remotes to allow transmission of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to station. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
College degree desired. Experience with Final Cut Pro non-linear editing software, and working knowledge of remote/live production. Minimum 3 years experience as news or production photographer preferred. At least 2 years experience in editing preferred. Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations. SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred. Good organizational skills. Must be able to drive a car. Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and good driving record. Usually 8-hour workdays, 5 days a week; may be required to work additional hours or days. Shift can vary from early morning to late night and can be changed to meet department’s needs. Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis. Maintains a positive attitude and has a teamwork mentality.