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Photographer/Editor

WSLS 10, the Graham Media Group, Inc. owned / NBC affiliated station in Roanoke, Virginia is seeking a Photographer/Editor to join our News team.  

You’ll live and work in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, plus you're only a short drive to major metropolitan areas as well as beaches. WSLS 10 recently moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art broadcast facility.

Description:

Duties associated include gathering information and making decisions on shots and audio to be used creative broadcast storytelling.  

The ideal candidate will be a positive, highly motivated, creative self-starter with strong work ethic.

Must be a team player with the ability to work alone or with a reporter.  

Must be able to multi-task and be highly organized.  

Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required and be regularly on-call to resolve issues.

Responsibilities: 

•    Use video news gathering and editing equipment to create broadcast stories  
•    Shoot and edit video; shoot live shots as necessary
•    Work independently with reporters to gather news content
•    Must work with minimal supervision and under deadline pressures   
•    Must use the ENG truck and Backpack technology as appropriate
•    Edit newscasts as required
•    Ensure any live shot feed is properly routed and ready for newscasts as required

Qualifications:

•    General knowledge of television news broadcasting   
•    Ability to edit with Grass Valley non-linear editing system (EDIUS).
•    Ability to use Panasonic/JVC HD cameras.
•    Ability to use TVU/LiveU/ENG equipment for live broadcasts.
•    Work with others efficiently.
•    Possess strong news judgment and digital media savvy
•    Non-linear editing experience
•    Educational background in communications and/or journalism preferred by not required
•    You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under Virginia laws

To apply, please send links of your work, resume and references to:

Rick Moll, WSLS 10 News Director: rmoll@wsls.com

No phone calls, please.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to successful candidates.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verification, and reference checks.   You must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under VA laws.