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Kansas City, MO
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KMBC-TV, Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate in Kansas City, has an immediate opening for a talented, cutting edge, full-time Photojournalist.  We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day.  Solid photography and editing skills are a must in our fast-paced, multi-media newsroom.  The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium.  You will shoot and edit in a non-linear newsroom.  Online, you will contribute daily posting video, photos, and stories.  The safe and efficient operation on ENG trucks is a must, as a valid driver’s license and the ability to work any shift. If you are quick acting, quick thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom. 

 Job Responsibilities

  • Solid Newscast  Photography
  • Shooting and Editing general assignment news
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Contribute on-line with posting videos, photos, and stories daily

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

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


  • College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Must have computer and software experience.
  • Previous newsroom experience preferred.

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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