Photo/Video Journalist

Lee Enterprises Inc   Kearney, NE   Full-time
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The Kearny Hub, a Lee Enterprises Inc. publication is seeking a talented full-time visual journalist to bolster the area's strongest media outlet through photography and video for print, digital, social media and mobile news/information platforms. Our subscribers appreciate and expect great visual reporting as seen in our strong digital traffic to online galleries and videos. We are seeking an individual to bring us to the next level!

Are you ready?

Are you able to visually capture compelling stories with photography or videography? Do you possess strong skills in capturing pictures and video of news, features, and sports photography? Do you have knowledge of effective video and audio production with the ability to write clear and accurate captions? Can you work under pressure in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines? If so, this may be the role for you!

This position is responsible to:
  • Operate photography equipment to take photographs for a variety of news and sports stories
  • Operate filmography equipment to film video's for news and sports stories
  • Transfer photographs and videos to computers for editing, archiving, and electronic transmission
  • Create computer-generated graphics or animation
  • May assist with recording podcasts and studio video work
  • May operate drone to capture images and video
  • Work as a team player and individually as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in journalism, photography or a related field or equivalent experience. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified to operate a commercial drone or willing to become certified and have the ability to capture newsworthy pictures and videos. Hours vary.

What is in it for you?

Besides working with an amazing team, Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a supportive work environment with career growth opportunities. In addition, we offer a competitive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, and STD. Our generous time off program includes paid parental leave for new parents, paid sick time, holidays, and PTO. We also offer a 401K with employer contributions.

Why Lee?

If you believe YOU are the successful candidate, apply at and search for Kearney. Please include a resume, cover letter and a link to your website containing your portfolio.

Lee Enterprises is a leader in providing high-quality local news with 77 daily publications in 26 states, which have print, digital, and e-replica versions. We have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is a drug-free workplace and all applicants considered for employment must successfully complete a post-offer 4-panel drug screen and background/motor vehicle check prior to commencing employment. Lee Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to growing a diverse workforce, and participates in E-Verify.
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Lee Enterprises Inc

Kearney, NE