5 hours
  • Job Code
Careers Center - Photographer


1 month ago(12/5/2017 7:36 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced full-time news photographer to join our news team. Qualified candidate must be a creative visual storyteller and have at least 2 years’ experience as a news photographer/editor. Applicants must demonstrate creativity, initiative, and have a working knowledge of field cameras, non-linear editing and ENG units. Strong newsroom leadership skills a plus.


This opportunity is for that person who wants to work with our news team.

Are you a creative person with a good eye for storytelling and positive work ethic? Are you able to inform and entertain through the use of great visuals and natural sound?
NPPA style of shooting and editing is pred. You should be technically astute with Go Pros, mobile, Final Cut, etc. Your stories will run the gamut from enterprise stories, to features and natural sound stories.

Other responsibilities will be outlined during interview.


• 2+ years' in television broadcast as well as ENG/SNG experience pred
• Possess excellent videography, lightning, and non-linear editing skills
• NPPA style shooting and editing pred
• Advanced knowledge with Go Pros, Mobile, Final Cut, etc.
• Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screening
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


If you are interested in this position
Send a resume to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at andy.mckay@wqad.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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