TITLE: Multimedia Journalist (Emphasis Photographer)
REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer
To meet the needs of the news programs for video support, both shooting and editing.
News photographer and video tape editor with responsibility for daily news photography and video tape editing.
To provide support to the news producers of the newscasts in a timely and professional manner. May include video tape editing of feeds, live remotes with and without a reporter. May also be required to occasionally provide studio camera support as needed. Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITY:
Ability to produce top quality video and to edit video tape as assigned including the recording and editing of feeds as well as locally produced video. Position requires a clean driving record. Proof of insurability and a valid driver's license. Position further requires good sight and hearing, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to routinely lift and move approximately 50 pounds. Position also requires a proven ability to work well with other people and to work under the pressure of a deadline.
EDUCATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:
Applicable college degree - appropriate experience may be substituted for basic education requirements at employer's discretion.
* 2 years at a broadcast station, as a news photographer.
* Reporting experience a plus, remote experience desirable.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Electronic news gathering equipment including chip and tube cameras, live microwave gear and broadcast video tape edit equipment; both standard & computer based edit stations. Broadcast lighting equipment, tripods, audio gear, various communications gear (radios etc.) and newsroom computers. Satellite truck operator experience a plus.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Position requires both indoor and outdoor work as well as a considerable amount of time spent driving. Work requires lifting and moving of video equipment, including cameras, tripods and live microwave gear. Also, requires work at a computer terminal and a standard video edit station.
Commensurate with abilities and experience.
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520 East Colorado Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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