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Tribune Company

Sacramento, CA

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We're looking for a Photographer who brings more than just a good eye to work. We want someone who can dig up stories, chases breaking news and is also a whiz with editing, FTP and technology. You need to be comfortable gathering stories on your own as well as working closely with reporters. Must bring advanced digital and social media skills.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Shoot video and gather news stories, either teamed with a reporter or solo.

Edit packages and VOSOTs in the field and at the station

Operate live camera from newsroom, studio, or remote locations, including lighting, audio, running cables, etc.

Gather facts and information to support news stories.

Maintain camera gear, vehicles, edit systems, etc.

Additional duties as necessary

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of editorial standards.

Must demonstrate solid news judgment

Non-linear editing skills. Final cut Pro experience preferred.

Must be able to work well under deadline pressure

Ability and willingness to write stories as needed

Be able to tell stories with video and sound

Must be creative with strong editing skills

Must have attention to detail with great accuracy

Must have a valid California driver's license

Valid Passport preferred

News is 24/7. We need photographers who can work any shift

Willingness to travel with little to no notice and work overtime

Must be willing to work morning show shift

Working Relationships:

Must be a team player and work well with others

Reports directly to News Operations Manager and takes direction on assignments from News Managers and Assignment Editors

Represent the station to the community in a professional manner

Contribute story ideas at daily editorial meeting

Relay information from the field back to station promptly and clearly

Training Requirements:

General ENG operation, maintenance and safety

Satellite Truck/ENG Truck safety training


Education and Experience:

A.A. Degree in Television production or Photography Desired

Minimum 2 years' experience as television news photographer

Experience operating live microwave van

Experience operating Satellite truck desired

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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Company Profile
Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience.

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