Photographer II, KSTU at Scripps Media, Inc. in Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The E.W. Scripps news station KSTU, in Salt Lake City, UT is currently hiring for a Photographer. This person will capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms and be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. 


  • Capture and edit visual content for multimedia platforms, including internet and digital channels

  • Work cooperatively with reporter assigned to a story and newsroom to develop and produce stories

  • Operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment

  • Drive the company vehicle for business purposes

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • College degree preferred, but will accept a high school diploma or equivalent experience required.

  • 3+ years experience as a photographer 

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.


  • Must have passion for entertainment, pop-culture and news.

  • Experience with ENG/SNG trucks, and cellular bonded systems.

  • Ability to capture visually creative video and gather news stories, either teamed up with a reporter or solo.

  • Non-linear editing skills. DaVinci Resolve experience preferred

  • Advanced training in writing, video editing, video production, graphics, audio production, music editing, sound effects.

  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

  • Able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment. 

  • Proficiency with live microwave truck operation


  • Able to lift up to 75 pounds.​


The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation's fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.