Photojournalist-13410, Full Time, Louisville KY

WHAS 11, the TEGNA station in Louisville, KY is looking for a highly skilled artistic Photojournalist who can create shareable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile. We want a photojournalist who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools, and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news-gathering tools and can participate in live performances on-air and live streaming when needed


  • Passion for capturing video & audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, features, and documentary-style stories in a daily deadline environment. 
  • Operate an ENG truck or IP video-based live unit (Dejero) when assigned. 
  • Be assigned to either work in a team or solo for daily news assignments. 
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas. 
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories. 


Applicant Requirements: 

  • BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field preferred 
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred in a newsroom environment. 
  • Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems 
  • Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable 
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots 
  • Member and active participant in NPPA a plus 
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills. 
  • Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism 
  • Knowledge of EDIUS, or any Non-Linear base editing system preferred. 
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines 
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, able to lift to 40 lbs. and occasionally up to 80 lbs. with or without an accommodation 
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10% 
  • Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions 
  • Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolonged hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs. 


Additional information: 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. 


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If you have any questions, please email Katina Potts-Singleton at