Photojournalist/MMJ

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Spokane, WA – The ABC affiliate in Spokane, Washington is looking for a talented photojournalist and reporter who will contribute live shots and breaking news to our early evening newscasts. You’ll join a close-knit news family in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. Spokane is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains and has more than enough news to keep a journalist engaged.


KXLY Broadcast Group is an equal opportunity employer whose mission is to seek qualified candidates who value what we value – integrity, community involvement, growth and excellence.

TITLE: Photojournalist/MMJ
HOURS: Full Time, Schedule Varies
REPORTS TO: Executive News Director

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Shoot & edit TV news stories on Panasonic P2 and edit on AVID
Set up & shoot live shots and operate ENG live trucks
Proficiency with live microwave truck operation
Develop assigned stories from news leads
Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research
Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline
Publish content and generate story ideas through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter
Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories
Appear on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
Give live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit
Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned
Assist news producer in preparing newscast
Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
4 year degree or equivalent work experience
Computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
Ability to edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment
Possess strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
Proficient at posting content to various websites
Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Thorough knowledge of media law and knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment
Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills
Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
Possess a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Journalism degree
AVID experience
2+ years’ experience as a Photojournalist or Multi-Media Journalist
Videography and non-linear editing experience

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled

HOW TO APPLY: Click on the link below for online application instructions:
http://www.kxly.com/station/kxly-jobs/photojournalistmmj/337809677

Or mail your application, resume, and cover letter to:
Human Resources
KXLY BROADCAST GROUP
500 W. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99201

*PLEASE SPECIFY REFERRAL SOURCE IN YOUR COVER LETTER *NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER