Photographer – 009890

  • Anywhere


KFSM-TV 5NEWS, is looking for a motivated, competitive and hard-working Full-Time News Photographer to join our team and work out of our new Johnson newsroom. We’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage. Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony PXW-X320 cameras and edit video with Final Cut Pro X.


  • Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
  • Works alone or with a reporter or field producer to shoot and edit the stories for broadcast.
  • Use cellular bonding equipment as well as ENG microwave van and SNG satellite trucks to return video/audio.
  • Must be knowledgeable of non-linear digital editing and related programs.
  • The ability to read digital and paper maps, and navigate quickly.
  • Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
  • Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Must have the ability to shoot video/audio in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline pressure. Ability to operate ENG Microwave equipment, drive a variety of vehicles and set up tripods, lighting equipment, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.)

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast/Television/Journalism preferred or equivalent Television work experience.

Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


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 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit



TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.