Breaking News Photographer

WRAL-TV Raleigh, North Carolina


WRAL News is looking for a part-time Breaking News Photographer who gathers video, interviews and information from breaking news scenes on Saturdays and Sundays during overnight hours.

The individual will spend Midnight to 10a in the field monitoring scanners, source tips, social media reports and assignment desk communication. Duties will include live pictures and edited video and interviews. This person must gather information accurately and quickly while communicating in a thorough manner with the assignment desk.

Strong, experienced photography abilities and express editing skills are primary talents required for the position. This individual must be a self-starter, gathering information rapidly and looking for on-scene interview opportunities.

The position needs a competitive journalist who maintains solid news judgment and a stellar sense of live visual storytelling. Proficiency with FTP and live transmission are preferred.

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work in areas and conditions that are often noisy, have many distractions, and in extreme weather. Must have manual dexterity to operate camera and editing equipment. Must be able to move quickly inside and outside on uneven, unfamiliar terrain and areas, and stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift, carry and move with up to 50lbs in many environments including outdoors and in extreme weather conditions.

Reason to work for Capital Broadcasting.

People come to WRAL-TV and they stay. Why? We are family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re locally-owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. Raleigh, NC is often voted one of the best places to live and work.

A pre-employment drug screening is required.  EOE, M/F.  All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.  Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.

Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. is a diversified communications company which owns and/or operates WRAL-TVWRAL DigitalWRAZ-TVWRAZ DigitalWRAL-FMWRAL-HD2WCMC-FMWCMC-HD1WDNC-AMWCMC-HD2WCMC-HD3WCLY-AMWCMC-HD4MicrospaceCBC New Media Group and Wolfpack Sports Properties (a joint venture with Learfield) in Raleigh, NC; WILM-TVWILT-LD and Sunrise Broadcasting in Wilmington, NC; The Durham Bulls Baseball ClubBull City Hospitality, and the American Underground startup hub in Durham, NC; Holly Springs Salamanders in Holly Springs, NC; and real estate interests including the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham, NC, and Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, NC.