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PT Photographer


WPHL-17 is looking for its next PT Newsgatherer/Photographer! Set up, compose, and execute video shots.

Category Camera Operators  Digital Media  Editor  Live Event / On Location Services  Photographers  Social Media  Video Editor 
Location Greater Philadelphia Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 06, 2024
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

WPHL-17 is looking for its next PT Newsgatherer/Photographer!

The PT Newsgatherer/Photographer will do the following:
  • Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services, community groups, and social media
  • Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories
  • Dispatches themselves to cover news stories
  • Coordinates logistics for themselves and others in the news department
  • Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of content and coverage ideas
  • Assists in development, planning and follow-up of news stories
  • Set up shoots
  • Edit video
  • Write stories for digital and for newscasts
  • Post to social media
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum two years of experience operating video recording equipment
  • Proficiency with computers, cell phones, and social media
  • Proficiency with video recording equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Set up, compose, and execute video shots
  • Shoot videos for news reports
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics, and shot requirements
  • Edit video clips for television broadcasts and social media
  • Operate live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Flexibility to work both afternoon and early morning shifts
  • Experience editing with Adobe Premiere preferred but not required
  • This is not an on-air position; those seeking to be on-air should not apply
  • Role will likely work 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays and 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Fridays

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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