Newspaper Job in Portland!

Career Advisor
Seattle University – Communications Department
900 Broadway

Sent On: 1/16/2014
Subject: New Job listing from Portland,OR
From: Kellie Landry

Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Photojournalist 1099
Title: Photojournalist Req Specific Title:
Location/Division: Portland – KATU -1500 Department: News – 225
Employment Duration: Full time # of Hours per Week: 40
FLSA Status: Non Exempt EEO Category: 2 – Professionals
Employee Category: Regular FT Supervise People: No
Union: IATSE – Portland Personal Vehicle: No
Company Vehicle: Yes
Property: KATU – TV

KATU, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Oregon, seeks an experienced     photojournalist to help gather news content and maintain the creative     storytelling goals of the #1 station in the market. Beginners need not     apply – we need an energetic, positive team player who reacts quickly to     breaking news and works with producers, reporters and the web team to     create a mutual vision for creative and compelling news stories.


· Duty 1. This person creatively shoots and edits video of news, sports and     special features utilizing the NPPA style of photography.

· Duty 2. Operating both satellite and microwave trucks and all related     equipment is required.

· Duty 3. Knowledge of non-linear editing is essential.

· Duty 4. Social media responsibilities will be required.

· Duty 5. Ability to work early mornings, nights, weekends and other     various shifts.

· Other duties may be assigned.

Vacancy     Type:
Full Time
min 25.64
Date     Posted:
Closing     Date:
ualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able     to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed     below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability     required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with     disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience: 3-5 years of experience required
Education: Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred
Other Qualifications:
Language Skills: Ability to read, comprehend and compose common     instructions, business correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively     present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers,     clients, and other team members.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all     units of measure. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar     graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a     variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited     standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions     expressed in written, oral or diagram form.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the team member     is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods     of time and converse with and communicate with others. This position     requires frequent moving about, and handling or positioning items. The team     member must occasionally position himself/herself in small or unusual     spaces. In addition the team member must be able to transport or move up to     50 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to     communicate in writing.
Work Environment: Team member must be prepared to work outdoors.     Occasionally will be asked to work in high, precarious places and work with     and near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally may be subjected to loud     noise.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual must     demonstrate skill in the following competencies:

1. Technical Skill: Is technically proficient to perform the job at a high     level; is adept at the technical skills needed for the job; pursues     training opportunities to improve/refine technical skills.

2. Problem Solving: Uses logic and reasoning to dig deep into the     complexities of a problem to find an effective solution; identifies hidden     problems; probes all sources for answers; gathers and analyzes information     skillfully; has a thirst for knowledge and finding solutions; develops     alternative solutions.

3. Team Player: Contributes to building a positive team spirit; is open to     other’s views; contributes to sense of belonging in the team; shares wins     and successes; defines success in terms of the whole team; balances team     and individual responsibility.

4. Informing: Gives people the information needed to get the job done;     apprises people of important and pertinent information; is timely with     information.

5. Adaptability: Can readily adapt and adjust to changes and different     conditions in the work environment such as frequent delays or unexpected     events; can shift gears comfortably and changes approach or method to best     fit the situation; can decide and act without having the total picture;     isn’t upset when things are up in the air.

6. Detail Oriented: Demonstrates attention to detail; can easily spot     mistakes that others may miss; is meticulous and fastidious; produces     accurate materials; is exceptionally thorough.

Additional     Information:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a     Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to
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