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Photojournalist/Editor

KRIV/KRXH

Location: Houston, TX

Contact Name: Fox 26 / My 20

Web: fox26houston.com

Job Description

The following represents brief descriptions.  It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of each position.

Fox 26 KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Photojournalist with extensive editing experience to join our news team.  The primary role of the photojournalist 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.  This role requires someone who can “go live” as a performer in certain breaking news circumstances, as well as when assigned for “Point of View” live shots on daily news stories.  Some writing and voiceover experience desirable/preferred.  The successful candidate must also have experience operating ENG vehicles and equipment.  Must be able to “Light” scenes to produce well-lit content, as needed.  Prior knowledge of web and social media content, related to the television platform is preferred.  Must have experience with non-linear editing equipment, such as Edius or Final Cut Pro is required.  Experience with P2 Camera format is a plus. Knowledge of HTML, Basic AVID editing, iNews and social media are preferred. Must be available to work any shift including nights/weekends.  Perform other duties as assigned.   

Self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong shooting and editing skills on multiple platforms.  A full understanding of live truck operations, 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.  High school graduate required. Four (4) year college degree with emphasis in communications or journalism is preferred.  Must have valid credit card and driver's license.

To apply online for our open position, please use the following link: 

https://foxtv.taleo.net/careersection/houston/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&location=12600100185&searchExpanded=true&radius=1           

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled