- Full time
- job requisition id JR029561
KTNV – Las Vegas is looking for a highly creative, accomplished, investigative photojournalist/editor to join the station’s nationally recognized investigative unit.
As a photojournalist and editor, you will help the team develop story ideas and shape the visual look of a wide range of investigative reports from the longer format, documentary-style projects for television and streaming platforms, to faster-paced investigations stemming from breaking news.
We are looking for someone who is highly versatile. Someone who can help conceive the stylistic feel of a streaming series, skillfully light magazine-style interviews, and edit multi-part projects but can also shift gears and shoot and edit quicker turn pieces and live shots when the unit is responding to breaking news or producing follow-up reports on rolling/developing investigations.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
- Capture and edit visual content with a focus on special projects for multiple platforms
- Assist newsroom personnel with story creation and development, including research, undercover, surveillance and interviews
- Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s Web sites
- Conduct field interviews
- Utilize a variety of cameras, technologies and advanced lighting techniques to create visually compelling stories, including but not limited to DVC Pro cameras,
- Hi-8, lipstick cameras, 3 point lighting, soft box, backlighting and two camera interview lighting
- Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
- Drive company vehicle for business purposes
- Perform other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Advanced knowledge of lighting and computer based editing, including Final Cut
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
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Apply here https://scripps.com/careers/find-a-job/ or contact Krystin Lewis-HR Business Partner at 702-257-8492 with any questions.