Chief Photographer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
San Diego, CA
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

DivisionTelevisionLocationKGTV - TV San Diego-30351Description

KGTV, San Diego's ABC affiliate, is currently seeking a Chief Photographer. The Chief Photographer will supervise the photojournalists and editors. The position is a working supervisor and will capture visual content and edit for multiple platforms. We are an NPPA award winning station with a diverse group of storytellers. Active NPPA participants with a desire to continue the award winning work we produce are encouraged to apply. Pleaseinclude a link to your reel.

Key Activities

Supervise photojournalists, including but not limited to coaching, conducting performance evaluations and creating schedules to manage overtime

Shoot, capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms

Post content to station's Web sites

Work with producers and multi-media journalists to create news stories

Drive company vehicle for business purposes

Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

Perform news operations duties as needed

Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment

Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience/Certifications 

Proficiency with lighting and computer based editing, including Final Cut Pro

Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.

Work Environment

Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability.

Driving Required

Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment 

About Us

The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. When Scripps and the former Journal Communications merged their broadcast assets, they also spun off their respective newspapers, creating a new public company, Journal Media Group. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digitaljournalism and information businesses, including mobile video news service Newsy and weather app developer WeatherSphere. Scripps also produces television shows including The List and The Now, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program,


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