KARE 11, the TEGNA owned NBC affiliate in Minneapolis, MN is looking for a highly skilled artistic photographer and editor who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile on a freelance basis. We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team, photographers who bring new ideas for the future of journalism. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and can participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary.
Responsibilities / In This Role, You Will:
- Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories, including but not limited to Edius and Adobe Products
- Produce original content on-air and on all digital platforms that evoke emotion and tell compelling stories
- Write and post daily on all digital platforms including attaching images and streaming video. MUST INCLUDE SOCIAL MEDIA.
- Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
- Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories.
- Produce news stories that are unique and captivating
- Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas
- Edit and post video and text content stories for website
- Perform other tasks as required by Supervisor or Executive Producer
- Current driver’s license and ability to operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations
- BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
- 2-5 years of experience preferred
- Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
- Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
- Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
- Member and active participant in NPPA preferred
- SNG experience
- Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
- Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
- Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
- Knowledge of ENPS, Edius, Axis graphics and Adobe products
- Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
- Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
- Must be able to handle the physical demands of a photojournalist
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.
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