WPTV, the E.W. Scripps owned NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, is looking for experienced & creative photographers to join our team in sunny South Florida. Our photographers are responsible for capturing and editing visual content for multiple platforms.
West Palm Beach, Florida Area
Apr 25, 2022
As an NPPA-style station, we are looking for self-motivated creators who want to win with every story they tell.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
- Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
- Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news gathering equipment
- Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
- In the event of a local hurricane, stay at the station or in the field to help support the news organization
- Schedule may include working evenings and weekends.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Tools used: Edit with Final Cut Pro X on MACBook Pro. Shoot with JVC cameras, GoPros & OSMOs. TVUs, a drone, microwave and satellite trucks.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 2+ years experience as a photographer preferred (please note – this is referring to videography and not still photography)
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
- Proficiency with lighting and computer based editing.
- Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.
- Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
- Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station's web sites
- Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
- Driving required. Valid Driver’s License, good driving record and ability to provide proof of insurability with company required insurance limits.