Photographer/Truck Operator - Spectrum News NY1

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Full Time New York, New York Posted 08/05/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Content Development, Creative, News Requisition Number: 317935BR NOP170
Provide video transmission of live news production via Satellite, Microwave and Cellular Bonded technologies. Shoot, edit and transmit video for news purposes.

Coordinate with Field Operations Manager, Operations Manager, and other News Leaders on the planning and coordination of live news productions.

Support implantation of new technologies for field production, in collaboration with senior operations leaders.

Research and execute survey of remote locations for potential live news productions.

Support scheduling needs and assignments, in the absence of the Field Operations Manager.

Operate ENG vehicles, and provide transmission via Satellite, Microwave, Cellular Bonded or other transmission technologies.

Work with assigned News Assistant and/or Photographer in the setup and execution of live transmissions for news purposes.

Shoot and edit still and video for web and broadcast on deadline as needed.

Work with reporters, assignment desk editors, and ingest operators and independently in the newsgathering process

Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment

Work with photographic equipment such as lighting, lenses, and tripods

Provide guidance on capabilities and means to optimize photo opportunities

Analyze subject material, select equipment, lighting, angle and background; select and present subject to achieve desired effect, with attention to lighting, background composition and style

Choose and utilize a wide variety of photographic equipment, including lenses, lightings, filters, etc.

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
Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
Must be able and willing to work different shifts, be flexible with schedule changes and able to cover stand-by responsibilities when assigned
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
Ability to interface with internal company personnel
Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
Ability to work with bonded cellular live streaming technology such as Dejero and Operate ENG/SNG vehicles under company guidelines and within proper safety parameters
Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Shooting and editing television news footage experience 7+
Microwave and Satellite truck experience a must; Cell Bonded experience helpful
Understanding of complex live productions, including multiple camera production models
NOP170 317935 317935BR

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