WNEM, a Meredith Corporation TV station, is recruiting for a Photographer/Director. The Photo/Director gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots and edits stories, and various news events for daily news broadcasts. This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station's newscasts. In addition, this position operates a live truck. This position oversees the operation of the Ignite automation system and will execute live newscasts and special projects from that terminal. This position coordinates the successful completion of "start to finish" daily work-flow. The Photo/Director also performs non-linear editing of promotion and news elements, enters graphics into show rundowns using MOS, and creates pre-production elements. Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):
All must be met to be considered.
Completion of high school, or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in broadcast television production or media preferred.Experience:
Minimum two years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on experience as photographer and in a control room including switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software preferred. Non-linear editing experience preferred. Experience operating and maintaining Ignite automation tools and software preferred. Experience using Avid editing software preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Highly motivated and confident in executing difficult and complex tasks. Strong editing and shooting skills. Self-directed and able to function proactively to ensure results and goals are met as well as adhere to strict deadlines. Excellent leadership skills; ability to provide guidance and direction to a team. Ability to consistently function in a high- pressure role and environment. Ability to quickly react to changing priorities and needs. Must be able to troubleshoot difficult problems and develop solutions to address root causes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must possess a valid Driver's license.How to apply:
Persons interested in submitting an application for the position identified, should visit the Career Center at Meredith.com
Equal Opportunity Employer