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Photographer/Videographer - WFOX/WAJX TV in Jacksonville, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WFOX/WJAX TV is looking for a Photographer/Videographer to join our team!

Are you a photographer with a trained eye? Are you able to tell a strong visual story in still and moving images? Are you versed with the modern equipment, hardware and software needed to do it? Television is a visual medium, and Photojournalists weave the tapestry of the stories we tell.

Cox Media Group has an opening for a full-time Photojournalist who has the ability to identify and acquire the best pictures and sound, and put them together to tell stories that will impact people on TV, radio, and all digital platforms, while operating state-of-the-art broadcast equipment for live and produced segments.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Operate and maintain a professional quality video camera and related news gathering equipment; be -- or quickly become -- proficient at field troubleshooting.
  • 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:

  • Education: 2 year college or trade school
  • Experience: 2 years in news or related field

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 40 pounds and work mornings, nights, holidays, and weekends.

 

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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