- Photographer

Job Details



WOI/KCWI in Des Moines, IA is looking for a Photographer/Visual Storyteller to join our news team. We are seeking a motivated and artistic candidate who can shoot, edit, and create sharable and exciting content for all platforms.

Category Camera Operators  Digital Media  Live Event / On Location Services  Photographers  Video Editor 
Location Des Moines, Iowa Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 31, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This candidate is proficient with live news gathering tools and on live streaming when necessary. The ideal candidate is a team player, who is available for breaking news, and flexible to work different shifts as necessary. The Storyteller is also skilled at editing both news packages and newscasts on a fill in basis.

  • Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
  • Produce original content for on-air and on all digital platforms.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and other forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Fill in on newscast editing when needed
  • Cover breaking, general, sports, weather stories and features, often in partnership with our multiskilled journalists.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Operate live units such as dejero
  • Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Perform other tasks as required by Chief Photographer, or other News Managers and Assignment Editor.
Job Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred but not required
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
  • Experience with Edius and/or Adobe Premiere, a plus
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
  • Understanding of the tenets 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
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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