News Photographer (WKBW-TV)

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WKBW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Buffalo, NY, is looking for a News Photographer. 

Key Activities
  • Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
  • Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news gathering equipment
  • Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Skills

Education & Experience

  • 2+ years experience as a photographer preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency with lighting and computer-based editing.
  • Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station's web sites
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis
Work Environment
  • Must be able to work Overnight shift 11pm - 8am
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
Additional Requirements
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks BounceGritEscape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."