Shoots video for news reports
Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements
Sets up, composes and executes video shots
Maintains video equipment
Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations
Partners with reporters to develop creative, visually appealing & impactful stories
Works efficiently and effectively under extremely tight deadlines on a daily basis
Good judgment skills are a must.
Comprehensive understanding of ethical and legal issues concerning daily newsgathering. Must routinely use appropriate journalistic standards and guidelines.
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills :
High school diploma
Fluency in English
Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
Candidates will be accountable for assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, laptop, writing trouble reports when necessary.
Applicants must be flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in broadcast television.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets)
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Proficiency with video recording equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift
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