WAAY 31 is looking for a News Photographer. The ideal candidate has a passion for photo-journalism, can tell compelling/relevant stories using video and sound and while loving the rush of breaking news.
Basic responsibilities include, producing high quality TV news video and sound from a variety of field assignments with the ability to edit that material for newscasts. Work flexible hours to meet the needs of news coverage. Have thorough working knowledge of electronic news gathering equipment and keep up to date on new technology. Care for and maintain all assigned equipment, including basic vehicle care. Safely and courteously operate station vehicles. Respond quickly and enthusiastically to all news assignments. Provide story ideas frequently and can work alone or collaboratively with reporters to ensure assigned stories are satisfactorily completed.
In return, WAAY 31 will take the time and spend the money to invest in you. You will have a voice in the newsroom, opportunities for advancement and the most sophisticated technology in the industry. We will give you all the tools you need to succeed.
If you need a flexible work-life balance, Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem. Rolling mountains surround the city, as do lakes and rivers. We are also home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Camp, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile command and the second largest research park in the country. If you like to travel, Nashville is a two-hour drive and Atlanta is a little more than three hours away.
Degree in Journalism, Videography, Mass Communication or equivalent.
1-year experience as a photographer or MMJ
Able to work independently and as a team member
Ability to shoot and edit video.
Willing to work in any weather condition, holidays and weekends.
Interested candidates should send their resume and reel to email@example.com or
WAAY – TV
1000 Monte Sano Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801
No phone calls accepted. WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media. Our company expects top performance and results but provides the support and culture to win. Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans.