Photojournalist Vacancies At KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix

KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix

Photojournalist

Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Media – Journalism – Newspaper, Other
Hiring Organization: KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix
Education level: BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field
Experience: 3-5 years
Deadline: Not specified
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA


Company Overview

KPNX 12News, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix, is looking for a highly skilled Photojournalist to join our news team. We are seeking a photographer who is aggressive at breaking news, can creatively tell stories on their own or with a team, uses innovative techniques, and is committed to delivering quality and memorable journalism to our broadcast and digital audience. The ideal candidate has at least 3 years of experience covering news and is proficient with live newsgathering tools and they are able to speak live on-air or online when necessary.

12NEWS MISSION STATEMENT

12News seeks to improve lives through service to our community and journalism that INFORMS, INSPIRES, and EMPOWERS. We celebrate the diversity in Arizona and showcase the shared experiences that connect us.

LIVING IN PHOENIX

Phoenix is the country’s fifth-largest city and is a fast-moving and dynamic news market. As far as lifestyle, the Phoenix area is filled with beautiful nature, resorts, golf, hiking, home to major concert tours, and all four major league sports teams. A short drive from the desert and you are in pine forests, red rocks, historic towns, and mountains with winter skiing just a short drive away.

Responsibilities

  • Use Edius video editing software.
  • Use 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.
  • Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories. Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
  • Ability to shoot and edit multiple cameras interviews.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Edit and post video and text content stories for the website.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and specialized areas of interest.
  • Operate news gathering vehicles to and from various locations.
  • Perform other tasks as required.

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field
  • 3-5 years of photojournalism experience
  • Knowledge of non-linear editing systems, Edius experience a plus
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
  • SNG experience a plus
  • Live Center/ENG coordination experience a plus
  • Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and After Effects a plus
  • Demonstrated news judgment with an 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
  • Must be team-oriented, have a positive attitude, and be a problem solver
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable, and dependable

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Work Environment: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions
  • Physical Demands: Medium work: Involves standing prolonged hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.
  • Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

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