Photojournalist

Photojournalist
KAKE News – Wichita, Kansas

KAKE-TV, the ABC affiliate in Wichita, has an opening for an energetic and motivated News Photojournalist to shoot compelling video for fast-paced news broadcasts. We are an aggressive, award winning shop that values the art of photography and creative storytelling.

DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Must be able to work in a pressured and very competitive environment with an experienced team.
  • Shoot live news footage as well as edit footage for news shows.
  • Gather information, takes notes as necessary, and insure that basic information is on tape and relayed to the newscast producer.
  • Looks for and takes opportunities to capture compelling pictures and communicates with producers and reporters to make sure that the best pictures are taken and then used in telling stories.
  • Works with reporter as a team to get the best possible video to tell each story with accuracy and maximum impact.
  • Edits stories as assigned in professional manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with non-linear edit systems, TVU backpacks and live trucks is a plus
  • This position may be required to work varying shifts to accommodate scheduling needs
  • At least 1 year experience as a Photojournalist
  • College degree preferred
  • Have a valid driver’s license and good driving record

When applying please note your referral source and send resume reel to:

Dave Grant
Assistant News Director
KAKE News
1500 N. West St. 
Wichita, KS 67203

Or by email: dgrant@kake.com

No phone calls please

Lockwood Broadcast Group and KAKE-TV provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.