Photographer II

Website KATC-TV

KATC, the E.W. Scripps owned ABC affiliate, is looking for experienced and creative photographers to join our team in Lafayette, Louisiana. Our photographers are responsible for capturing and editing visual content for multiple platforms. We are a shop that understands the fast pace nature of the business but understands that good story telling is what makes us the dominate station in town.


We are looking for self-motivated creators who want to win with every story they tell.


We are a diverse community of welcoming, mission-focused, and lively people that continue to grow as we grow our company and rise to our full potential in every aspect of our business.  We’re located just about halfway from New Orleans and Houston on Interstate 10.   Music, food, and family are passions for Acadiana residents, tourists, and students who attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.    


We are committed to representing the audiences we serve. These are our neighbors, our friends and family. Our employees bring their whole selves to work – a diversity of backgrounds, ideas, opinions, life experiences and hobbies. We celebrate what makes us similar – like our passion for journalism — as much as we celebrate our differences. We welcome bright ideas and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit that will help us shape the future of our industry. Bring your passion and we will nourish your career with the tools to help you exceed your wildest career aspirations.


Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to video camera, video editing equipment, portable live equipment, and microwave live truck. 
Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite and related news gathering equipment
Work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
Perform other duties as assigned.
Tools used: Shoot with Sony cameras and GoPros, TVUs, a drone, portable live equipment, microwave and satellite trucks.
Work schedule may include mornings, evenings, and weekend assignments.

A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a photographer role.
HS diploma or equivalent required.Associate degree or equivalent vocation/technical experience preferred.

Proficiency with lighting and computer-based editing.
Proficiency with portable live equipment and live microwave truck operations.
Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics, and libel laws
Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s web sites.
Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis.
Ability to collaborate successfully in a team environment and make decisions quickly during any type of coverage.
Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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