School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

KCRG-TV9 Job Opening: Photographer

Posted on: September 7th, 2016 by jheo1

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) – KCRG-TV9, the number one news station in Eastern Iowa (DMA 90), is seeking a skilled news photographer. This position works independently and along side reporters to tell compelling stories using video and sound. Position must be skilled with a camera and non-linear editing software. Photographers are assigned camera and lighting equipment. KCRG utilizes an SNG satellite truck, ENG unit and multiple cell phone backpack live units.

We look to photographers to be a part of a team reporting effort, whether working with a reporter, coordinating with producers on live shots or coordinating with the newsroom while working independently on a story. This position should also be aggressive in getting the video needed to tell a good story.

Email resume, references, cover letter and any work examples to


  • Previous news videography.
  • Experience with nonlinear editing software.
  • ENG and SNG experience a plus.


  • Valid driver’s license with good driving history
  • Able to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure