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Photojournalist

Date posted 06/23/2020 Requisition Number: 262606BR Location: United States - Texas - Richardson Area of Interest: Content Development, News, TV Programming Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
Shoot and edit video on deadline and operate ENG/SNG/Satellite newsgathering equipment. Coordinate with
other staff to determine shoot objectives.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Shoot and edit still and video for web and broadcast on deadline

Work with reporters, assignment desk editors, and production staff and independently in the newsgathering
process

Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment

Work with video newsgathering equipment such as lighting, lenses, and tripods

Provide guidance on capabilities and means to optimize video 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 video newsgathering equipment, including lenses, lightings, filters, etc.

Use video editing software to modify and create images meeting defined style requirements; edit and enhance
images; apply special effects and color correction as needed

Conduct site surveys for live presentations when necessary

Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner

Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
News video editing skills
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
Ability to work with bonded cellular live streaming technology and Operate ENG/SNG/Satellite 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

Education
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
Related Work Experience Number of Years
5+ Years shooting and editing television news footage experience
Microwave truck experience a must; DSNG experience helpful

WORKING CONDITIONS
Works inside in a climate controlled environment and outside throughout the year and may be subjected to
various weather conditions that could include extreme heat or cold conditions
Lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds
Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws
Ability to distinguish colors and discern sounds
Ability to work different shifts, be flexible with schedule changes and able to cover stand-by responsibilities when
assigned

EOE
Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

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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