WJBK's News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Per Diem Photographer/Editor. Individual will be responsible to set up live shots; shoot and edit news stories and special events; operate microwave live trucks and other ENG equipment as required by the news department.
Responsibilities also include: operating two-way radio system in station vehicles; operating equipment in ENG receive including: tuning in microwave live shots; utilizing Beta tape machines for record/dub/edit purposes; operating playback area in editing; downlinking satellite transmissions; utilizing various communications equipment in both in-house and field communication, etc. Understand the use of good lighting, photographic, audio, and editing techniques as required in the production of a quality news product.
Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required. Minimum of two years experience as a news photographer/editor in a television news department. Knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques. Experience with the operation of Beta camera and Beta editing equipment. Non-linear editing experience a plus. Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments.
For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WJBK FOX 2, P.O. Box 2000, Southfield, MI 48037-2000. EOE/M/F/D/V.