Photojounalist/Studio Manager


Washington, DC – Gray Television is looking for a photojournalist/studio manager in its Washington, DC bureau to assist our reporting team in the field and in the studio. The position requires a self-starter who can and will work directly with the bureau chief and reporting team on news stories and provide technical support. Working knowledge and interest in Capitol Hill, politics and campaigns is preferable. The position requires a true team player, who also has the drive to work solo and can be trusted alone on assignment. The individual is also expected to assist the bureau chief in maintaining the smooth operations of the bureau and its interactions with the group’s local stations.
Job Responsibilities:

• Shooting video
• Editing video using Adobe Premiere
• Setting up lights in the field and studio
• Setting up live shots for reporters
• Conducting interviews solo on occasion
• Writing TV copy on occasion
• Coordinating with stations to gather and distribute content
• Using creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
• Posting stories and video online and on social media
• Managing studio and field equipment
• Responsible for maintenance of DC Bureau studio and corresponding set pieces
• Basic troubleshooting of all computer and broadcast technology
• Liaison to Gray Media and Technology team in integrating new technology
• Collaborating with management in the development of broadcast content such as newscasts, promotions and teases
• Performing other tasks as required by bureau chief or executive producer

This position also requires:
• 3 years experience in a commercial newsroom and studio environment preferred
• BS/BA in journalism or communications
• Ability to shoot, write and edit
• Excellent knowledge of non-linear editing using Adobe Premiere
• Knowledge of field and studio lighting
• Knowledge of TVU live technology
• Knowledge of field and studio equipment
• Experience with posting stories to news websites and social media
• Knowledge of local news and newscast production
• Working knowledge and interest in Capitol Hill, politics and campaigns is preferable
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Computer literacy
• Schedule flexibility
• A valid driver`s license and a good driving record
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Willingness and ability to travel to local markets and for stories

Qualified applicants should send their resume and demo reel to: [email protected]

Gray Television is an equal opportunity employer that maintains a drug‐free work place.