Job Number: R50007998
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Job Posting Date: March 14, 2019
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
The Photojournalist shoots video audio and stills in the field, newsroom, and studio; gathers information and interviews in the field; shoots live remote as assigned. Candidate will operate audio, video, and microwave equipment for live remote broadcasts. This position is also responsible for editing news stories on deadline in the field and in the newsroom. Position must contribute to station social media channels with information, stills and video.
Requirements: Candidate must have skills in video photography and editing on deadlines, exemplary driving record, communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with the public, public officials and staff. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is preferred. Three years of experience as a photojournalist or equivalent in the news department of a commercial television station required. The ability to write and produce packaged reports for air and web is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.