Photojournalist - Spectrum News (Raleigh)

Spectrum News North Carolina is available on channels 14 and 200 and in the western foothills of North Carolina on channels 2, 14 and 711 exclusively on Spectrum for customers in North Carolina. Spectrum News North Carolina serves the Triad (Greensboro, Winston-​Salem and High Point), Wilmington, Charlotte and the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill) markets and provides 24-hour local news, politics, features and weather seven days a week.

Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!

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.

JOIN OUR JOURNEY IF…
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 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.


A Spectrum Networks Photojournalist will shoot and edit video on deadline and operate ENG/SNG newsgathering equipment. Coordinate with other staff to determine shoot objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
  • Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • News video editing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or comparable television work experience preferred
  • 5+ years shooting and editing television news footage experience
  • Microwave truck experience a must; DSNG experience helpful
  • 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 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

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
OUR CULTURESpectrum Networks is a growing organization, with 31 Networks across 12 States. Our commitment is to create relevant, timely content essential in the day to day lives of the people who live in the communities we serve. Additionally, our breadth allows us to share relevant content across our nation-wide networks, increasing our opportunity to share timely stories. We truly believe in continually redefining and re-establishing how we engage with our viewers and their local communities. Each Spectrum Networks’ 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!


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