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Photographer/Editor

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Date:
09/25/2017
2017-09-252017-10-24
Job Code:
2350
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Photographer/Editor Jobs in Oklahoma City, OK

Photographer/Editor

   
Job ID:
2350
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Oklahoma City, OK US
Station Name:
KOCO-TV

Job Description

KOCO has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. Successful candidate must also have demonstrated ability to edit video using non-linear systems. Must also be able to simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple newscasts. This member will be responsible for shooting, editing, and executing live shots for multiple stories per day. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and use ENG, SNG, TVU and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shooting and editing for broadcast and digital
  • Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories.
  • Gather and edit video and still pictures for digital platforms
  • Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.
  • Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.
  • Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.
  • Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.
  • Will produce and publish content to our online platforms

Required Skills

  • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Efficient Operation on ENG and SNG trucks and TVU
  • Can work in all weather conditions
  • Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
  • Can organize and prioritize
  • Must be a self-starter - someone who does not wait to be told what to do
  • Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions

Education:

  • College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be strongly considered.

Required Experience

  • Must have computer and software experience.
  • Previous newsroom editing experience preferred.
  • Related military experience will be strongly considered.
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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