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Transit Video Journalist - Spectrum News NY1

Company name
Charter Communications

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Journalism, Media

Posted on
Dec 28,2018

Valid Through
Apr 12,2019

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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 27 hyper-local news and 9 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: A Transit Videojournalist to research, develop, write, edit and deliver live presentation of news stories on a deadline. Contribute to special features and stories. Participate in coordinating coverage of major stories, breaking news and specials. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCreate original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leadsBuild contacts and sources within the community and establish a community presence outside of the newscastsNavigates in-depth reports to own recorded and/or LIVE breaking newsDeliver news reports, including live reports that demonstrate energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice qualityWrite and edit own news stories for an assigned newscast or news series within assigned deadlinesCombine video, audio and graphics to tell the story effectivelyWorks with photographer on assigned storiesManage general upkeep of assigned company equipmentStrategically engages in social mediaMay fill-in as an Anchor when neededResponsible for representing channel in a professional mannerPerform other duties as assignedQualifications:Skills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to read, write, speak and understand EnglishMust have sufficiently strong story development skills in order to submit original story ideas on a daily basisMust be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break storiesMust have strong on-camera skillsMust have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadlineExcellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groupsAbility to interface with internal company personnelRequires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solvingMust be able and willing to work different shifts, report to work on time, and be flexible with schedule changesMust be adept at social mediaAbility to handle breaking news on-airMust obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residenceEducation & Experience:Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related filed or comparable television work experience5 years of Television news reporting and live shot experienceOur 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! Roles may require the following:Overtime may be required to meet deadlinesVarying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirementsProvide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflictsParticipation in an established on-call rotationDrives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws,employmentType:Full Time,identifier:232838BR,industry:Cable Television Production, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming,title:Transit Video Journalist - Spectrum News NY1,url:,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:SPECTRUM},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:New York City,addressRegion:New York,addressCountry:United States,streetAddress:75 Ninth Ave, 6th Floor,postalCode:10011}}}

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Spectrum Business has faster Internet, advanced voice services and more HD for your business. Spectrum Business Internet is made to keep your workforce connected with the fastest speeds, plus NO Contract, NO Hidden Fees, & NO Taxes! Only $39.99/mo when bundled. Spectrum Business Voice-Unlimited Long Distance plus advanced Business Calling Features. Only $29.99/mo. with NO Fees. NO Taxes. NO Contract.

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