Reporter (WKBW-TV)

WKBW-TV

JOB OPENING

PHOTOGRAPHER

(please apply at www.scripps.com/careers)

WKBW-TV, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company and the ABC affiliate station in Buffalo, NY, is accepting applications for a Photographer. 

The photographer will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. 

 

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 daily
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
Additional Requirements

• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
• 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 (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape, Laff and Court TV; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps 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.”

 As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.