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Director of Photography

Organization: 
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Location: 
Milwaukee
Region: 
Wisconsin
Occupational fields: 
Arts, Design, and Media
Zip Code: 
53214
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Job Expiration Date: 
03/25/2021
Required degree level: 
Bachelors degree

WDJT-TV, Weigel Broadcasting's CBS affiliate in Milwaukee Wisconsin, is searching for a Director of Photography. Join our growing news team in our inclusive, fast-paced newsroom bringing viewers in Southeastern Wisconsin unbiased news that matters to the communities we serve.

The Director of Photography will work closely with the Chief Photographer and the photography and editing teams, training and developing staff to execute creative and dynamic visual stories. The successful candidate will have excellent linear editing skills, will be highly organized and driven, have proven leadership skills, strong visual storytelling skills and have the ability to capture compelling and creative video and sound. Must have a passion for training and developing teams on new techniques of storytelling, equipment use, drone photography, and creative live field reporting. Must be able to troubleshoot and provide solutions, collaborate with newsroom management, be flexible in scheduling, and excel in a fast-paced competitive newsroom. Successful candidate should have a minimum of six years photojournalism experience.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is a leader in the media industry with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated classic television network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the Start TV Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, St. Louis, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Hartford, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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