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Photojournalist at KING 5


KING 5 Seattle, WA Full-Time
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KING 5 is on a mission to create experiences. Our team is passionate about finding and defending fact, we are authentic and transparent, push to break new ground and care deeply about our local community.

The Photojournalist is a key member in our award-winning news team. You will work closely with our content team and report to the Director of Photojournalism. We are searching for someone who can break the mold on traditional content and gather stories independently for our on-air and digital platforms.  

In This Role, You Will:

  • Capture video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories
  • Collaborate with reporters and develop a vision for stories
  • Independently gather and create stories
  • Take video materials and write a voice-over sound on tape (VOSOT) or packages for talent to front
  • Edit stories with Edius and other editing platforms
  • Create digital content, edit social videos and post to social media
  • Operate electronic newsgathering (ENG) van and live remote equipment

Compensation and Benefits

We are offering a competitive salary along with benefits such as paid time away from work, health savings account, 401K, paid parental leave, fertility and family planning care, adoption assistance, tuition assistance and student loan refinancing.

This position is hourly, overtime eligible and union represented. 

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in TV photojournalism and/or news editor OR 2+ years of relevant experience with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism
  • 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
  • Ability to work mornings, nights, holiday and weekend shifts

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a medium or large local TV news station
  • Experience with Edius and Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, After Effects & Photoshop)


We are an equal opportunity employer

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just note it in your cover letter.



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 URL blocked - click to apply.

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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Seattle, WA

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