• Full Time
  • Anywhere




KHOU-TV, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, TX is seeking an energetic, highly skilled, artistic Photojournalist who is passionate about the craft and thrives on great storytelling on both social media and broadcast platforms.


• Capture and edit video & audio elements to produce compelling news stories on deadline using the latest editing and photography tools.

• Use social media experience for writing, posting, creating social videos and digital content on all social media platforms.

• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.

• Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.

• Maintain and operate news vehicle, ENG/SNG trucks to and from various locations.


3-5 yrs



• College Degree or equivalent experience with a minimum of three years as a TV photojournalist and news editor.

• Valid driver’s license and ability to lift and carry 40lbs and occasionally up to 80lbs of equipment.

• Knowledge of Sony PMW-500 or similar camera and associated support equipment.

• Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots.

• Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills with an understanding of the tenets of professional journalism.

• Must be reliable, dependable and flexible with a willingness to work all shifts, days and overtime as needed.

• Strong computer and organizational skills in a mobile environment.

• Knowledge of ENPS, Adobe Premier CC, After Effects, Photoshop and Axis graphics.

• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events in a highly competitive news environment.

• Drone experience and FAA Part 107 certification is a plus.

• Must be able to travel on commercial airlines when required for assignments.

• Active Member of NPPA (National Press Photographers Association) preferred.

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 63 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.

EEO statement:

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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.