Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing station? Do you like telling great stories and getting the perfect shot? Are you competitive and love winning the big story? If so, join the team at WFXR News as a Photographer. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, spend your weekends hiking or biking. Playing on Smith Mountain Lake, driving down the Blue Ridge Parkway or visiting wineries with breathtaking views. Downtown Roanoke is thriving, and the cost of living is extremely affordable.
The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
- Shoots video for news reports
- Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
- Sets up, composes and executes video shots
- Maintains video equipment
- Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
- Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
- Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
- High school diploma
- Fluency in English
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment )
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Proficiency with video recording equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Flexibility to work any shift
To Apply: Please visit the Join the Team page at WFXRTV.com or at the Nexstar Media Group Careers at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar
WFXR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.