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Photographer/Editor, WTXL – The E.W. Scripps Company – Tallahassee, FL

Company: The E.W. Scripps Company

Address: Tallahassee, FL

  • Full Time

The E.W. Scripps Company

Primary Purpose

ABC 27 , the E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate located in the Capital City of Florida, has an opportunity for a Photographer/Editor . If you have a passion for video storytelling and enjoy making a connection in the community this is the job for you. The photographer will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

Key Activities
  • Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
  • Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news gathering equipment
  • Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • 2+ years experience as a video/photographer preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency with lighting and computer-based editing.
  • Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s web sites
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines daily
  • Work Environment
  • We strive every day to create a work environment that supports our mission “We do well by doing good -creating value for our customers, employees and owners by informing, engaging and empowering the communities we serve.”
Additional Requirements
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines.
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements.
  • May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for storms or severe weather.
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation.
About ABC 27

ABC 27 was established in 1976 and is known for providing exceptional local news coverage to the Big Bend of Florida and Southwest Georgia. ABC 27 is known throughout the viewing area for their community engagement, accurate journalism, breaking news and severe weather coverage. We are located just 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and 14 miles south of Georgia. Known for being the Capital City of Florida, Tallahassee is a vibrant college town and is home to Florida’s Legislature. Tallahassee truly as something for everyone. The numerous parks and lakes are sanctuaries for the outdoor enthusiast. Those interested in the Cultural Arts will find a plethora of options from the two national known Universities; and for those sun worshipers the Forgotten Coast beaches are just a 45-minute scenic drive down Hwy 98.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.

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