Photographer/Videographer

Lee Enterprises Inc   St Louis, MO   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on July 2, 2024
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch/stltoday.com is seeking a temporary photographer/videographer.

The ideal candidate will be efficient in shooting stills for daily assignments and must be comfortable producing and editing short video for our stltoday.com website in a timely manner to meet deadlines.

Being a self-starter when it comes to generating photo/video ideas and content is a must. This position could range from 3 to 12 months.

The ideal candidate must possess the following:
  • Four-year college degree and/or at least 2 years of video/photo-journalism experience for a daily newspaper or other journalism based company
  • Portfolio demonstrating a range of video and still work
  • Great photo/video storytelling, editing and writing skills
  • Highest journalism ethics
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills
  • Strong news judgment
  • Proficiency in managing social media to promote work
  • Ability to carry and manage necessary gear to produce daily work in various terrains
  • Willingness to work all shifts
  • Some assignments require walking, carrying camera and video gear while working in extreme weather conditions while getting from one location to another to meet daily and breaking news deadlines.
Pluses

Licensed drone pilot

Familiar with Blox/TCMS content management system

Comfortable with location and studio lighting

Software

Adobe Premiere

Photo Mechanic

Photoshop

Knowledge of other social media video tools

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.