• Photographer

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/11/2018 5:43 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47611
  • Overview

    JOB TITLE:               Photographer

     

    DEPARTMENT:       NEWS

     

    REPORTS TO:         MANAGER, NEWS OPERATIONS

    Responsibilities

    Required skills: Photography/Non-linear editing/Transmission control operator/live truck operator.

     

    Responsible for providing editing and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner. Photographs news events, both live and on tape, for news programs.  Edits material to match script prepared by reporter, producer or associate producer using on-location facilities or any other location required. Works with reporter to get complete stories and makes suggestions on how a story should be produced.  Keep assigned equipment and/or vehicle in good working condition and files all required paperwork, as deadlines require.  Be able to set-up remotes to allow transmission of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station.  Monitors scanners in vehicles from news stories. Must be proficient  in technical areas such as Master Control and other forms of transmission  areas. 

    Qualifications

    College degree with an emphasis in Communications or Broadcasting required.  Minimum of four years experience in Photography ,Editing and Transmission  operations.  Must have Non-linear editing experience on Sony Newsbase, Avid Newscutter, Final Cut Pro. Knowledge of routers, ENG/SNG receivers and uplink procedures. Requires one to have a valid California driver’s license with a clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine.  Detail-oriented, able to follow directions, and ability to perform duties and make independent decisions under extreme pressure.  Business needs may also require individual to be able to work various shifts and times.

     

    KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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