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Chief Photojournalist at KTVB

Chief Photojournalist

KTVB Boise, ID Full-Time
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​KTVB, the TEGNA station, located in Boise, ID has an immediate opening for a Chief Photojournalist.  The Chief Photojournalist is responsible for assisting the Director of Strategy and Innovation with developing and promoting a culture of innovative visual content on all screens. The Chief will also assist in long form special projects and documentary style assignments as well as on location special production for community service iniatives and Boise State coverage.

The Chief will also provide input on recruitment, hires, appraisals, and will ensure quality content is tailored for platform and audience engagement. Other responsibilities will include scheduling, equipment tracking, and training for the photojournalist staff as assigned.

Primary responsibilities include:  ​​

  • ​Responsible for capturing video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily deadline environment
  • Edit stories with Edius and ability to adapt to other editing platforms as needed
  • Provide editorial input and collaboration for stories and daily newscasts
  • Post to social media, edit social videos, and create digital content
  • Manage photographer and editor schedules
  • Track and manage news fleet and gear
  • ​​College degree or equivalent experience with minimum two years' experience as a TV photojournalist and news editor preferred
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a news room
  • Must promote a culture of innovative storytelling
  • Edit stories with Edius and ability to adapt to other editing platforms as needed
  • Complete newsgathering skills required
  • Must be able to tell the news story creatively with strong audio and visual skills
  • Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willingness to work overtime, and work flexible shifts
  • Active member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) preferred
  • Commercial drone license preferred
  • Strong computer skills in a mobile environment required
  • Able to operate ENG van and live remote equipment
  • Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, YouTube, live streaming, etc.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, able to lift up to 40 lbs and occasionally up to 80 pounds with or without an accommodation
  • Excellent organizational skills required​

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About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

TEGNA also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and innovative campaigns through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service.

In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Boise, ID

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

12/27/2020

Job ID

9597/7671/37780
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