PhotojournalistApply Now Date posted 09/09/2020 Requisition Number: 267390BR Location: United States - Texas - Richardson Area of Interest: Content Development, News, TV Programming Position Type: Full Time
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.
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
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 5+
Microwave truck experience a must; DSNG experience helpful
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
Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
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