Photographer/Editor- Spectrum Network NY1

Full Time United States - New York - New York City Posted 05/04/2021 Areas of interest: Editorial, News Requisition Number: 281017BR NPR190
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means … You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
What we’re looking for: The Photographer/Editor is responsible for the set up and operation of audio and video equipment including video cameras, microphones, video monitors, recording equipment including connecting wires and cables, lighting and related equipment. Utilizes video equipment to gather video and interviews for news stories.

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Shoot and edit daily news assignments for broadcast and digital platforms meeting tight deadlines.
  • Conduct interviews when necessary in the story gathering process.
  • Gather all elements needed for story.
  • Put together story packages; shoot VO’s, SOT’s.
  • Operate cellular driven transmission/live streaming equipment.
  • Communicate with News management on a regular basis, including when out in the field.
  • Partner with Multimedia Journalists as needed.
  • Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment.
  • Work with video newsgathering equipment such as lighting, microphones, and tripods.
  • Understand file based media management for in the field content sharing.
  • Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to work on problems with moderate scope
  • Ability to work on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but require occasional deviation from accepted practice
  • Ability to work on assignments that require some judgment within prescribed guidelines
  • Ability to work with moderate degree of supervision
  • Intermediate level proficiency in appropriate software applications or technology
  • Ability to work under pressure during live breaking news
    Thorough knowledge of operation policies and procedures
    Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines
  • Valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
  • Editing knowledge, Non-Linear skills
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years shooting and editing television news footage experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
  • Participation in an established on-call rotation
The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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