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News Photographer - WFTV in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WFTV-TV Cox Media Group is looking for a visual storyteller who can go off the shoulder as well as the sticks...a creative go-getter, with an eye for composition and an ear for sound.     

If you like a challenge and have a couple of years’ experience on the street, we want to hear from you!   

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Operate and maintain a professional quality video camera and related news gathering equipment.   
  • Be familiar with and understand non-linear editing techniques to meet deadlines and create high-impact stories.   
  • Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite, and LiveU backpack.   
  • Work with reporters in the field to turn visually creative, memorable stories as well as interesting, active live shots.   
  • Bring story ideas and creative energy to the table every day.   

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WILL BRING:

  • Must have live truck experience   
  • At least 1 year of nonlinear editing experience required   
  • 1 year experience as TV news photographer required   
  • College Degree in Communication or Journalism preferred   
  • Avid knowledge preferred   

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG: 

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  

We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.  

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.  

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and flexible time-off programs.  

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.  

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today! 

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