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WPTV

1100 Banyan Blvd.
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Web site: https://www.wptv.com/
Contact: Keila Wilson , Receptionist

Photographer

WPTV, the E.W. Scripps owned NBC affiliate, is looking for experienced & creative photographers to join our team in the sunny Palm Beaches. Our photographers are responsible for capturing and editing visual content for multiple platforms. We are a shop that understands the fast pace nature of the business but understands that good storytelling is what makes us the dominant station in town.

We are looking for self-motivated creators who want to win with every story they tell.

Minimum experience/qualifications:

Tools You Will Use

• We edit with Final Cut Pro X on MACBook Pro.

• We shoot with Sony cameras, GoPros & OSMOs.

• TVUs, a drone, microwave and satellite trucks. Key Activities

• Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms.

• Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related newsgathering equipment.

• Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:

2+ years of experience as a photographer preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

• Proficiency with lighting and computer-based editing.

• Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.

• Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

• Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station's web sites.

• Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis.

• NPPA, (National Press Photographer Association) shooting style preferred but not required

Work Environment

• May have an opportunity to shoot video on the station’s helicopter during certain news coverage events (not required).

• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

• Schedule may include working evenings and weekends.

• Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

• In the event of a local hurricane, stay at the station with the rest of the staff to help support the news organization.

(Posted 6/22/2020)