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Anchor 6:00 p.m. newscasts. Enterprise, research and report news stories on a daily basis, emphasizing creativity and originality. Anchoring duties may include live field anchoring and other special events. Be an energetic, effective, clear communicator when telling and selling a story. Present material in a compelling and engaging manner. Must be good at research. Excellent ability to conduct live unscripted interviews. Ability to ad-lib effectively. Contribute regularly to social media efforts. Minimum five years’ experience reporting and anchoring. College degree is preferred in a communications related field. Superior knowledge of current events. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics. Must exercise good judgment. Must have extensive, proven anchoring/reporting experience in television news. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter, team player and newsroom leader. Strong social media skills. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. Ability to shoot and edit, a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Provide a demo reel link of work in resume/cover letter. Click here to apply
NEWS VIDEO EDITOR
Edit video for daily live television news broadcasts. Record and import video and media files from multiple sources. Coordinate with other members of newsroom team in assembling stories. Work with broadcast engineers in maintaining and problem solving video editing and storage systems as necessary. Non-linear editing experience required. Experience using Grass Valley Edius editing software and Bitcentral video systems strongly preferred. General understanding of television news operations and news videography techniques. Previous small to medium market experience as a news video editor or videographer. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. Knowledge of libel and defamation laws. Must be able to communicate well with others and be a team player. Must be able to work M-F overnight shift. Provide a demo reel of work in resume/cover letter. Click here to apply
Operate production switcher, DVE and other sources during live newscasts in a Dir/TD setting and alone. Work closely with newscast producers to insure a clean on-air newscast. Work with the floor crew to assure shots adhere to guidelines. Operate production switcher, DVE and other sources during projects for the News, Promotions or Sales departments. Depending on shift, may shoot video, create graphics, edit video for newscasts from various sources, write and produce segments. Degree in Radio/TV/Film or Communications preferred, with a concentration in television production. 2 years directing experience in a live newscast environment. Experience with automated news production systems a plus. Good working knowledge of all production systems, including robotics, audio and graphic systems. Overall knowledge of television production. Ability to shoot and edit video. Ability to write and produce segments. Creative, energetic self-starter. Strong leadership and people skills. Team player. Must be able to work various hours and shifts. Must be able to be on-call on a rotating schedule. Provide a demo reel link of work in resume/cover letter. Click here to apply
Put together a fast-paced, clear newscast with good writing skills, graphics use, and ability to put the best video with the best writing. Work with reporters and photographers to get the best stories on the air. Good at researching topics for live interviews in newscast. Creative producer who can be flexible and change focus of show quickly and efficiently. Will help post stories to our website, social media and update as needed. Two years’ experience as a newscast producer. Working knowledge of libel laws and journalistic ethics. College degree preferred in related communications field. Social media skills. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. Must be creative, highly motivated and organized. Must be a team player. Ability to work flexible shifts, including overnights and/or weekends.
Shoot and edit video for daily newscasts. Cover general news assignments in a fast-paced environment using electronic cameras and editing equipment. Set-up and shoot interesting stand-ups and live-shots. Create strong visual story-telling images. Work with reporters as a team. Two to three years’ experience as news photographer/editor at an affiliated broadcast television station. College degree preferred in related communications field. Must be creative and a quick learner. Must be a team player and have good journalistic skills. Excellent videography, lighting, audio, non-linear editing and computer skills required. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Valid driver license and good driving record required. Additional skillset of writing, posting to social media and working on assignment desk preferred. Ability to work flexible shifts. Must have the ability to lift/carry up to 60 pounds of camera, tripod and other related equipment, and the ability to set up live remotes, including carrying cable reels and pulling cable for live shots. Provide demo reel of work in resume/cover letter.
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