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Photographer Editor Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Photographer Editor

Georgia Television, LLC - Dayton, OH

Posted: 11/18/2020 - Expires: 2/16/2021

Job ID: 222159227

Job Description

Job Summary

WHIO-TV, the #1 CBS affiliate in the country, is looking for a creative and dedicated part-time News Photographer-Videographer-Editor who ideally, also is trained in news writing. We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and work closely with reporters to bring viewers compelling stories from their community with high quality, captivating video and emotional soundbites with real people impacted by the subject you’re covering. WHIO-TV is looking for a highly skilled artistic photographer who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media, digital and mobile media, as well as be able to write news content to pair with the imagery.  The candidate should have some news gathering and news writing experience. Your daily duties may include covering daily general assignments with or without a reporter, as well as weather coverage, breaking news, court-trial coverage, still photography, interviewing officials, citizens or community leaders, and writing news copy to be published digitally or broadcast. You should possess and demonstrate a strong work ethic, the ability to work with others in a team, good news judgement and a great attitude!  A passion for story telling is absolutely required in this position.


 Possess and demonstrate news videography and photography skills; provide a reel of work
 The ability to shoot a variety of shots for use in editing process
 The ability to edit audio, video, voice track, natural sound to produce a compelling, visual news package
 Work independently in gathering video and asking pertinent questions during interviews needed for a news assignment
 Aggressive, assertive team-player who can produce compelling stories under tight deadlines
 Follow a script and edit video to written word, collaborate with reporter or field producer
 Team player who works closely with a reporter to determine the best way to approach an assignment, and develop a plan for an active, experiential live shot or standup
 Still photography for digital content, short video clips and information gathering for urgent digital and TV content
 News writing—factual, accurate reporting, including attribution, correct spelling and grammar
 News judgment is a must—the ability to identify what has the potential to be a compelling news story that impacts the community and has value to the reader or viewer
 Effective communicator who can take direction
 Knowledgeable at navigating the coverage area quickly while following all traffic laws
 Technical knowledge of photo and editing equipment; experience with Avid preferred




    What we look for

 6 months news gathering experience, including shooting video, photographs and news writing
 Completion of trade school or degree in photography or related field preferred
 Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
 Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable in a 24/7 news operation
 Must possess a valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicle, live trucks
 No direct reports











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Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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