Photographer/Videographer Mmkt

Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh Job Number 1716161 Brand WPXI-TV


News Photographer Job Description Overview:

The most successful photographers consistently demonstrate the ability to cleanly capture the audio, video and moments in time that become the building blocks of visual storytelling. They are part navigator, part logistical expert, part optimist and part pragmatist.

WPXI covers news 24-hours a day, seven days a week and on holidays. Accordingly, photographers should expect to work as needed during these times.

Photographers may be assigned to acquire content for platforms including (but not limited to) broadcast, digital, social and cable as directed by station leadership. They may also be assigned to work commercial (Studio 11 or otherwise) shoots, local programming shoots as well as editing duties or studio camera operations.


Photographer performance will be assessed using several factors. Those factors include but are not limited to:

1. Your ability to perform assigned tasks
2. Your ability to understand and follow directions
3. The quality of your photography
4. Your news gathering productivity
5. How well you work with other employees
6. Your attendance and punctuality
7. Your ability to make deadlines
8. Your communication skills, especially communication with the assignment desk staff
9. Your initiative as demonstrated by your actions
10. Your time management

Photographers report to the Director of News Technology

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh-4145 Evergreen Road

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing