FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
Fox 26 KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Photographer with experience to join our news team. The primary role of the photographer is to be a visual storyteller. This role will shoot, edit, and present images with sound for multiple platforms including television, web, and social media. As a news photographer, you must be a go-getter. This position requires the ability to go live in breaking news situations and multi-task shooting and feeding video and editing. Must be willing to conduct interviews on your own including man-on-the-street and “go live” as a performer in breaking news situations. The successful candidate must have an understanding of bonded cellular technology and live truck operations, experience operating ENG/KU/IP vehicles and equipment is preferred. Must be able to use field lighting to produce well-lit content, as needed. Experience with non-linear editing equipment, such as Edius and /or Adobe Premier is required. Experience with P2 Camera format is a plus. Knowledge of iNews and desktop editing are preferred. Some writing and voiceover experience desirable/preferred. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours/shifts/shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Perform other duties as assigned.
You must be a self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong shooting and editing skills on multiple platforms. You must have with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience, as a photojournalist/editor in a television news department is preferred. Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments, including international travel. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record. Must have valid credit card. High school graduate or equivalent required. Four (4) year college degree with emphasis in communications or journalism is preferred.