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Photojournalist (Wichita, Kansas)

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:05 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

KAKE News has an opening for an energetic and enterprising news Photojournalist to shoot compelling video for fast paced news broadcasts.

We are an aggressive, award winning shop that values the art of photography and creative storytelling.

Successful candidate must able to work in a pressured and very competitive environment with an experienced team.   You will shoot live news footage as well as edit footage for news shows.  

Duties and Expectations:

• Care and maintenance of cameras and cars to maximize and reporting to engineering any malfunctioning equipment as soon as the problem occurs.

• Acts as reporter at local news location when no reporter is assigned.  Gathers information, takes notes as necessary or insures that basic information is on tape and relayed to the newscast producer.

Looks for and takes opportunities to capture compelling pictures and communicates with producers and reporters to make sure that the best pictures are taken and then used in telling stories.

• Works with reporter as a team to get the best possible video to tell each story with accuracy and maximum impact.

• Edits stories as assigned in professional manner.

Familiarity with non-linear edit systems, TVU backpacks and live trucks is a plus. This position may be required to work varying shifts to accommodate scheduling needs.

KAKE News is a vibrant growing station that is part of the Lockwood Broadcast Group.  

Send resume and DVD/url example of work to:

Anthony Maisel
News Director
1500 N. West St. 
Wichita, KS 67203