WXMI Fox 17, The E.W. Scripps Company station in Grand Rapids, MI, is looking for a Photographer to join its team. The Photographer will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. They will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.
WHAT YOU DO:
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.
WHAT YOU NEED:
2+ years experience as a photographer preferred.
Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
WHAT YOU BRING:
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.
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in 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."
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