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Investigative Photographer, KSTU

The E.W. Scripps Company
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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KSTU, The Scripps FOX Station in Salt Lake City, Utah is searching for an experienced Investigative Photographer. We are looking for a strong Photojournalist with demonstrated experience who can shoot, write, edit and help research investigative stories while also helping to produce long form in-depth reports that support our brand.

The Investigative Photographer will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms and be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to video camera, video editing equipment, and live gear.

You MUST include a link to examples of your Investigative Photographer work with your application.


  • Capture and edit visual content with a focus on special projects for multiple platforms.

  • Assist newsroom personnel with story creation and development, including research, undercover, surveillance and interviews.

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station's Web sites.

  • Conduct field interviews.

  • Utilize a variety of cameras, technologies and advanced lighting techniques to create visually compelling stories, including but not limited to DVC Pro cameras.

  • Hi-8, lipstick cameras, 3 point lighting, soft box, backlighting and two camera interview lighting.

  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

  • Drive company vehicle for business purposes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • ProAdvanced knowledge of lighting and computer based editing.

  • College degree preferred, but will accept a high school diploma or equivalent experience required.

  • 3+ years experience as a photographer.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.


  • Must have passion for Investigative Journalism.

  • Advanced training in video editing, video production, graphics, audio production, music editing, sound effects.

  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

  • Ableto work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment.

  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.



Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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