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Are you a creative, visual storyteller? A pro in both photography and videography? Are you passionate about acting as a public ambassador through community outreach and connecting with readers through social media? Do you love collaborating with others to shape storytelling that will generate audience interest? If you answered yes, keep reading
Argus Leader Media, a member of Gannett Co., Inc. and the USA TODAY NETWORK, is looking for Photographer/Videographer to join our digital-first team.
In this role, you will:
Create quality multimedia storytelling using photography, videography and text that accurately informs, entertains and engages our audience. Uses audience metrics to assist in making coverage decisions. Demonstrates high command of techniques and sophisticated craftsmanship in photo/video storytelling and community engagement. Acts as a community watchdog in this area of expertise.
Collaborate and connect with the community through visual storytelling and outreach (social media, on camera, forums, community leadership, etc.).
Work with content coaches and other journalists to evaluate what's working and what's not, and develop ongoing plans to better satisfy audience needs.
Work on special projects and perform editing of visuals when needed.
Promote personal brand, the brands of colleagues and the institutional brand.
Provide great customer service, helping readers find answers and solutions.
This job will include evening and weekend work.
Here's what you need:
Degree in Communication, Journalism or equivalent experience and education
Internship or previous experience in the job duties preferred
Experience with multimedia storytelling techniques on multiple platforms
Exceptional core photojournalism skills (reporting, photography and videography)
Ability to use basic and advanced computer programs, including but not limited to video editing software and Adobe Photoshop
Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers' time and money
Self-motivated and self-directed
Strong industry knowledge
Understanding of social media and how to respond and engage fan base on digital platforms
Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities
Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment
Knows how to use time efficiently in a 24-hour news environment
Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment
Must embrace peer-to-peer feedback and training
Applies innovative, creative thinking to support the company's goals
Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style
Command of media law and Principles of Ethical Conduct
Candidates must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record, proof of insurance and their own transportation.
Here's what we have to offer:
Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
401(K) Saving Plan
Paid Time Off
Paid Company Holidays
Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
Employee Discount Program
Argus Leader Media is a statewide news organization covering South Dakota. Sioux Falls, a metro area of 250,000, is a great place to live, work and play. Renowned dining options, a stellar park and bike trail system, multiple minor league sports and a vibrant downtown are all here in Sioux Falls. Argus Leader Media is a member of the USA TODAY NETWORK, and part of the Gannett Co. an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties.
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume; show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes as much of the following as you can provide:
Your resume condensed to a few pages.
A cover letter that describes what you would bring to the job.
Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what you've produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do.
It's important that these items be assembled into a single document in PDF format. The application will only allow you to upload one document. Completing these steps will ensure that you receive the highest consideration.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.
Job FamilyPhotography & Video
Sioux Falls, SD, USA
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