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Photographer WALA


Mobile, AL
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3210 WALA The Photographer shoots and edits video of various news events and is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing all forms of media for daily news broadcasts, continuous news platforms and special reports. This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station's newscasts. Must effectively operate high tech multi-media equipment including ENG vehicles

30% Photographs news, weather, and sports materials.

20% Performs creative editing of news, weather, and sports materials.

10% Sets up and operates lighting equipment.

10% Operates ENG van and associated equipment

10%Transmits and records news, weather and sports video and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds.

10% Performs limited newsgathering functions.

5% Photographs and edits promotion and public service material.

5%  Performs minor repairs of ENG equipment and cameras.


Completion of high school, or equivalent, College degree preferred.


Two to five years of shooting and editing local news content.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong editing and shooting skills.
Ability to gather news with or without a reporter. 
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to edit with Non-linear editing, Edius preferred.
Ability to operate microwave truck and related equipment. 
Attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast paced team-oriented environment.
Must possess a valid Driver's license with clean driving record.
Ability to operate microwave and satellite vehicles and equipment. 
Ability to lift and carry 20-65 pounds. 
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.