Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Photojournalist #602

WCNC-TV in Charlotte is currently seeking a highly skilled Photojournalist to join our news team. If you thrive on the relentless execution of live shots with urgency, ensuring we’re right on the pulse of the day’s events, this is the job for you. If you enjoy teaming up with reporters and also rocking it solo in the field, look no further.

This dynamic position will require a mixture of work in the field and in-house editing for newscasts to ensure our audience receives high-quality and engaging news coverage.

We are looking for individuals who possess a keen artistic eye, and a deep understanding of editing and photography techniques, So, if you're passionate, creative, and ready to make an impact, we want to hear from you!


  • Content Creation: Collaborate with the news team to generate visually appealing and compelling news stories for multiple platforms, including television, social media, and mobile.
  • Video Editing: Edit news footage, interviews, and other video content to produce polished and impactful news segments. Use the latest editing software and tools to enhance video quality and storytelling.
  • Photography: Capture high-quality videos that support news stories and engage the audience. Stay up to date with the latest tools and industry standards.
  • Fieldwork: Participate in field assignments to gather news stories, conduct interviews, and capture video footage. Use live news gathering tools, such as TVU, and Dejero to ensure real-time coverage.
  • Storytelling: Craft compelling narratives that resonate with viewers, using both video and graphics as storytelling mediums. Collaborate with reporters and producers to develop story ideas.
  • Equipment Management: Ensure the proper maintenance and care of camera equipment, editing hardware, and software tools.
  • Deadline Adherence: Work efficiently to meet tight deadlines for both newscast editing and field reporting, ensuring content is delivered on time for broadcast and online publication.
  • Technical Proficiency: Stay current with the latest advancements in editing software, photography tools, and live news gathering technologies to maintain a competitive edge.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate closely with reporters, producers, and fellow editors to produce comprehensive news stories. Adapt to various roles within the newsroom as needed.
  • Social Media Integration: Optimize content for social media platforms, tailoring videos and images for maximum engagement and shareability.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
North Carolina
3-5 years
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, broadcasting, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience in video editing and photography.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard editing software (e.g., Edius, Adobe Premiere Pro,).
  • Familiarity with photography equipment, techniques, and standards.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong storytelling and creative skills.
  • Knowledge of live news gathering tools like TVU is a plus.
  • Excellent time management and organizational abilities.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced news environment.

If you are a talented Photojournalist with a passion for storytelling and a commitment to delivering high-quality news content, we encourage you to apply and be part of the team at WCNC-TV. Join us in making a meaningful impact in the world of news and journalism.


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

*Union employees should refer to their collective bargaining agreement for details specific to their benefits.


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