Photojournalist - Spectrum News NY1

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Full Time New York, New York Posted 08/04/2022 Business unit: Spectrum Networks Areas of interest: Content Development, Creative, News Requisition Number: 315384BR NPH110
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 hyper-local news and 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 breaking 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 Photojournalist will be responsible for creating content for the On Stage weekly show covering Broadway and the larger arts scene. Contribute to special features, high profile interviews and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major arts, culture and theater stories, breaking news and specials.

  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Shoot and edit daily for broadcast and digital platforms meeting tight deadlines
  • Work with reporters, producers, and production staff and independently in the newsgathering process.
  • Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment.
  • Provide guidance on capabilities and means to optimize video opportunities.
  • Responsible for the set up and operation of field-related equipment including cameras (ENG, Cinema and DSLR), microphones and three point lighting with the ability to quickly site survey finding best location for interview and B-roll
  • Choose and utilize a wide variety of video newsgathering equipment, including lenses, lightings, filters, etc.
  • Use Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing software to edit short and long form packages, modify and create images meeting defined style requirements; edit and enhance images; apply special effects, mix audio levels and color correct.
  • Conduct site surveys for live presentations when necessary.
  • 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
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
  • Expert knowledge of DSLR, ENG and cinema cameras.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • 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
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 5+ 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! NPH110 315384 315384BR

Get to Know Us Charter Communications is known in the United States by our Spectrum brands, including: Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice, Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach. When you join us, you’re joining a strong community of more than 93,000 individuals working together to serve more than 32 million customers in 41 states and keep them connected to what matters most. Watch this video to learn more.

Who You Are Matters Here We’re committed to growing a workforce that reflects our communities, and providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement. EOE, including disability/vets. Learn about our inclusive culture.

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