Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

Videographer/Prod/Editor in Dayton, OH at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/3/2021

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Job Summary

WHIO-TV, the #1 CBS affiliate in the country, is looking for a creative and dedicated full time News Photographer-Videographer-Editor. We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and work closely with reporters to bring viewers compelling stories from their community with high quality, captivating video and emotional soundbites with real people impacted by the subject you’re covering. WHIO-TV is looking for a highly skilled artistic photographer who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media, digital and mobile media.  The candidate should have two years of professional news gathering experience. You daily duties may include covering daily general assignments with or without a reporter, as well as weather coverage, breaking news, court-trial coverage, still photography, interviewing officials, citizens or community leaders. You should possess and demonstrate a strong work ethic, the ability to work with others in a team, good news judgement and a great attitude!  A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Possess and demonstrate news videography and photography skills; provide a reel of work
  • The ability to shoot a variety of shots for use in editing process
  • Ability to edit audio, video, voice track, nat sound to produce compelling, visual news packages
  • Possess excellent communication skills to deliver news and information to the news desk for digital publishing
  • Work independently in gathering video and asking pertinent questions during interviews needed for a news assignment
  • Aggressive, assertive team-player who can produce compelling stories under tight deadlines
  • Follow a script and edit video to written word, collaborate with reporter or field producer
  • Team player who works closely with a reporter to determine the best way to approach an assignment, and develop a plan for an active, experiential live shot or standup
  • Still photography for digital content, short video clips and information gathering for urgent digital and TV content
  • Effective communicator who can take direction and feedback of their videography, editing work
  • Knowledgeable at navigating the coverage area quickly while following all traffic laws
  • Must be a team player who can work with a reporter to accomplish an assignment, must have a positive attitude and work well with others in a professional manner
  • Technical knowledge of photo and editing equipment; experience with Avid preferred

 

 

What we look for

  • 2 years of professional news gathering experience required shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • Completion of trade school or degree in photography or related field preferred
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable in a 24/7 news operation
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, good driving record, be able to operate ENG news vehicle, live trucks, microwave truck; care for issued equipment, news vehicles, perform preventative maintenance
  • No direct reports

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