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Chief Photographer

Cox Media Group

Memphis, TN
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Cox Media Group
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Company Cox Media Group
Title: Chief Photographer
JobID: 1712245
Category: Broadcast Programming and Production
Industry: Cox Media Group
Job Type: Full-time


WHBQ-TV Cox Media Group is looking for a leader to coach our team of photographers to the next level of performance. The ideal candidate is visual storyteller who can go off the shoulder as well as the sticks...a creative go-getter, with an eye for composition and an ear for sound. The chief photographer will lead our staff of photographers and be the primary photographer/editor for our Special Projects and Investigations.

Primary Responsibilities and Functions
• Manage and lead photography staff.
• Train, coach and offer constructive feedback to photographers.
• Spearhead annual goalsetting and review process for photography staff
• Work closely with operations manager and newsroom leadership to set and accomplish strategic goals.
• Operate and maintain a professional quality video camera and related news gathering equipment.
• Operate and maintain live equipment including microwave, satellite, and LiveU backpack.
• Work with reporters in the field to turn visually-creative, memorable stories as well as interesting, active live shots.
• Bring story ideas and creative energy to the table every day.
• Be an expert in non-linear editing techniques and After Effects.


• Must have live truck experience
• At least 2 year of nonlinear editing experience required
• 2-year experience as TV news photographer required
• College Degree in Communication or Journalism preferred
• Adobe Premiere knowledge preferred
• After Effects knowledge

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-TN-Memphis-485 S Highland St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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