OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
Fox 26 KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Photographer with experience to join our news team. The primary role of the photographer is to be a visual storyteller. This role will shoot, edit, and present images with sound for multiple platforms including television, web, and social media. As a news photographer, you must be a go-getter. This position requires the ability to go live in breaking news situations and multi-task shooting and feeding video and editing. Must be willing to conduct interviews on your own including man-on-the-street and "go live" as a performer in breaking news situations. The successful candidate must have an understanding of bonded cellular technology and live truck operations, experience operating ENG/KU/IP vehicles and equipment is preferred. Must be able to use field lighting to produce well-lit content, as needed. Experience with non-linear editing equipment, such as Edius and /or Adobe Premier is required. Experience with P2 Camera format is a plus. The ideal candidate would have some experience operating ENG/KU/IP vehicles and equipment. Knowledge of iNews and desktop editing are preferred. Some writing and voiceover experience desirable/preferred. Must be available to work any shift including nights/weekends. Perform other duties as assigned.
You must be a self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong shooting and editing skills on multiple platforms. You must have with a minimum of two (2) years' experience as a photojournalist/editor in a television news department is required. Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments, including international travel. Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a clean driving record. Must have valid credit card. High school graduate required. Four (4) year college degree with emphasis in communications or journalism is preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.