Photojournalist

Full Time Syracuse NY Spectrum

Client Reference Code: 212038
JOB SUMMARY
Shoot and edit video on deadline and operate ENG/SNG newsgathering equipment. Ensure unity of message among all brand photographs. Coordinate with other staff to determine shoot objectives.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Shoot and edit still and video for web and broadcast on deadline

Work with reporters, assignment desk editors, and master control 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.

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

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
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 TV U 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

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

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Shooting and editing television news footage experience, 5+ Years
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
Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds

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

Job Code : NPH110 Photojournalist Nonexempt

212038BR

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