|Date Posted||January 14, 2022|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s journalists cover communities in Fairfield and New Haven counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers.
We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative photographer / videographer to join The Hour in Norwalk at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.
The Photographer / Videographer would cover a vibrant, unique community located along the Long Island Sound about an hour from New York City.
Duties and responsibilities:
Works collaboratively with editors, reporters, other photographers and audience team members to combine photos, video and audio to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
Shoots photographs and video with interviews for digital and print products at locations as assigned
Writes accurate and thorough captions using correct spelling, grammar and AP style
Effectively shoots and edits photos and video to accompany stories and is able to live tweet or go live on Facebook when it’s warranted for bigger breaking stories
Craft, propose and execute multimedia projects as needed
Experience shooting and editing photos and video at a newspaper, news website or magazine
Degree in photography, multimedia journalism or related field preferred but not required
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position
COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT: As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Newspapers requires that all employees who receive a written offer of employment on or after Sept 13, 2021 be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Hearst Newspapers will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical, including pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition, and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.
This position is held under a collective bargaining agreement.
Send a cover letter, resume and portfolio for review.
HCMG is committed to growing and retaining a more diverse workforce that better reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage all people of working age, who are traditionally underrepresented in the media to apply, including women, people of color, applicants with disabilities, those from the LGBTQ+ community and veterans. Here's a look at Hearst CT's 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion report: https://bit.ly/3EIyHBN
Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If you’re a passionate, dedicated worker who's interested in Hearst Connecticut Media Group but don’t have all the skills listed here, please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the table.
This full-time job with benefits is based in Norwalk and is not eligible for remote candidates.