KTVB, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Boise, ID is looking for a highly skilled artistic News Photographer who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media, and digital platforms.
We are seeking a photojournalist who can visualize great stories on their own or with a team.
• Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories
• Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
• Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories
• Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas
• Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest
• Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations, and execute live coverage using TVU or ENG technology
• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or news management
• 2-5 years of experience preferred
• Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
• Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
• Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Demonstrated news judgment, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills
• Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
• Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
Work Environment: Moderate risk
Physical Demands: Heavy work
Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%
Work Environment Set: Moderate risk: involves moderate risks or discomforts that require special safety precautions
Physical Demands Set: Heavy work: Involves standing, stooping, bending, using force, lifting/pushing up to 50 lbs.