Job Title Photographer/Editor - Western Mass News (Temporary)
This position shoots stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station's newscasts. This position coordinates photography hardware setup, operation and maintenance as required. The Photographer/Editor coordinates with the production of photography and distribution of digital content as required by photographer. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
* Operates Live Truck
* Edits News shows as needed
* Handles photography assignments.
* Completes photography assignments including, but not limited to, shooting and editing.
50% - Functions as photojournalist- shoots, edits, and archives daily general assignments and spot news stories.
25% - Maintains working knowledge of AVID software.
10% - Drives a news vehicle.
10% - Sets-up and operates ENG truck as assigned with complete knowledge of live truck safety procedures and issues.
5% - Processes documentation and digital images for import to Meredith Archive Library.
Education -Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
Experience - One year of full time experience as a photographer/photojournalist or work experience in creative arts for a media company is strongly preferred.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess a valid Driver's License and good driving record.
Ability to work a flexible schedule.
Must have excellent communication skills and thrive in a fast paced live, late breaking newsroom environment.
Travel as required.
Website : http://www.meredith.com
Meredith (www.meredith.com) is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More, American Baby, Every Day with Rachael Ray and FamilyFun - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile, tablets, and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.