• Full Time
  • Anywhere




KHOU-TV, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, TX is seeking an energetic, highly skilled, creative Photojournalist and editor who is passionate about the craft and thrives on great storytelling. In this position you will cover news assignments in the fourth largest US city.


  • Be able to tell a compelling, impactful story using video and audio as well as the latest editing and photography tools.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Be able to edit videos for TV, OTT, website, and social media.
  • A clear understanding of the principles of journalism.
  • Be a team player working with reporters, producers, and other photojournalists to create the best product possible.
  • Must be able to multitask and manage your time.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Maintain and operate news vehicle, bonded cellular transmission equipment, ENG/SNG trucks to and from various locations.


3-5 years


  • Valid driver’s license and ability to lift and carry 40lbs and occasionally up to 80lbs of equipment.
  • Knowledge of Sony PXW-X400 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 including being in the on-call photojournalist rotation.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills in a mobile environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premier CC, After Effects, and Photoshop.
  • 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.


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% – 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 


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.

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture. We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 





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