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Company: Gray Television
Location: Memphis
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. - We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. - About WMC: WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis is the NBC affiliate and legacy news station in the highly competitive Memphis, Tennessee Market. Action News 5 is driven by community. We find solutions to problems that impact the people across four states. Through in-depth journalism and local partnerships, we strive to inform, inspire, empower, and support Memphis and the Mid-South. Our team at WMC, Action News 5 is always pushing the technology envelope. Broadcast and digital media innovation are in our DNA. Our team produces 46.5 hours of local programming on broadcast and more than 100 hours on OTT including nearly 60 NCAA Division I men's and women's sporting events for ESPN Plus. Job Summary/Description: - - Rare Opportunity....A Chief Photographer position is now available at WMC-TV in Memphis, TN. Here's your chance to lead a talented team in a creative and innovative newsroom. This is a working chief position including both managerial time and field photojournalism. We need someone with a creative eye, technical expertise, and a can-do attitude. You'll also need to understand the importance of visual composition, natural sound, and quality lighting. The successful candidate must be able to deliver great video daily in our very competitive market. - In addition to shooting and editing news stories, our chief will manage our fleet, gear, and other operational duties as assigned by management. Please note - the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information above - Qualifications/Requirements: --- -Bachelor's degree in journalism and/or communications, or related field, or equivalent professional experience.--- -Proven experience as a digital video storyteller with strong camera and editing skills--- -Experience with Edius and field gear preferred.--- -Demo reel is required--- -Ability to prioritize and address multiple project with varying production timelines--- -Must be energetic, positive and a great team builder and leader--- -Must be a highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team--- -Excellent communication and organizational skills If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to -, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on -"apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references (include demo reel of work) (Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal) WMC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Keywords: Gray Television, Memphis , CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER - WMC-TV, Advertising , Memphis, Tennessee

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