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OVERNIGHT PHOTOJOUNALIST - WBTV
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OVERNIGHT PHOTOJOUNALIST - WBTV

• Emerging Level

Summary

WBTV is looking for a creative, aggressive photographer/ MMJ to join its EMMY award-winning morning news team. This is an entry-level position, ideal for someone with some photography and editing experience who is eager to get a foot in the door

Category Journalist/Reporter  Photographers 
Location Charlotte, North Carolina Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the "most trustworthy source of news and information" in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being "On Your Side" for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for a creative, aggressive photographer/ MMJ to join its EMMY award-winning morning news team. This is an entry-level position, ideal for someone with some photography and editing experience who is eager to get a foot in the door. A journalism or communication background is a big plus. You must be self-motivated, have good communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team. Primary duties include monitoring scanners, social media, and other sources for news, gathering video, interviews, and information, editing for broadcast and digital/ social platforms, setting up/ executing multiple live shots per shift, and other duties as assigned.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

- Monitor scanners, social media, and other sources for news
- Gather video, interviews, and information for news stories
- Edit video for broadcast and digital/ social platforms
- Set up and execute multiple live shots per shift
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

This is a full-time hourly position and will include working overnights, holidays and weekends and some overtime. You must be flexible with scheduling. Please apply online and attach resume with cover letter as well as a link to samples of your work. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening and MVR. Must be able to lift at least 25 pounds.

◘ Come join our dynamic news team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume 

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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