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PHOTOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR - WNEM

Company: Gray Television
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WNEM:

At WNEM, it is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in the Mid- Michigan market and the #1 digital platform across the state , region and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information and public service programming.
We have the top rated news station plus broadcast website. We are a Midsize market with opportunity to grow. We are a self-starting team driven for success with unique selling opportunities for a creative seller. Essential to that effort is a foundation of honesty and integrity - qualities which help us earn and build trust with our viewers, co-workers and business partners.

Job Description/Summary:

The Photographer/Director gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The successful candidate must be able to shoot stories in a compelling and brand-focused. This person must be able to operate an ENG truck. In addition, this person oversees the operation of the Ignite automation system and will execute live newscasts and special projects from that terminal. The Photographer/Editor also performs non-linear edition of promotion and news elements, enters graphics into newscast rundowns using MOS, and creates pre-production elements.

60% - Photographs and edits news, weather, and sports materials. Transmits and records news weather and sports videos and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds. Operates LiveU, ENG and or SNG van and associated equipment. Sets up and operates lighting equipment. Performs limited newsgathering functions.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

40% - Operates and maintains Ignite automations during the newscast. Directs and switches live newscasts and special project reports to ensure all show elements are executed flawlessly. Troubleshoots technical issues as they occur. Collaborates with promotion and news employees to develop pre-production elements. Directs special projects. Performs non-linear editing (and associated functions) for promotion, commercial ingestion and duplication, satellite operations, promo ingestion, news and sales projects. Utilizes graphics in support of the branding and editorial philosophy of the station's newscast.

Qualifications/Requirements:

--- Completion of high school, or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in broadcast televison production or media a plus. Minimum two years experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on experience as photographer and in a control room including switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software preferred.
Non-linear editing experience preferred. Experience operating and maintaining Ignite automation tools and software preferred.

Interested applicants can, go tohttps://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on"apply now",upload your cover letter, resume, and references

WNEM-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

AdditionalInfo:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whetherpart-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Saginaw , PHOTOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR - WNEM, Executive , Saginaw, Michigan

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