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Sports Video Journalist- Middletown, NY

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Zads07, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Zads07

    Zads07 Member

    From TimeWarnerCable.com (Via Indeed)

    (^Have to apply on the website above)

    Video Journalist, Sports โ€“ TWC News Hudson Valley JobApply now ยป
    Date: Apr 22, 2014
    Location: Middletown, NY, US

    Posting Job Title:Video Journalist, Sports โ€“ TWC News Hudson Valley
    Requisition #: 155953BR
    Posting Location: Middletown, NY, US
    Area of Interest:Editorial
    Position Type: Full Time

    Posting Job Description

    Provide quality, comprehensive sports, news and feature stories to our viewers. Oversee all aspects of news-gathering and production of assigned stories. Interact with writers, reporters, technical staff and all other production staff who are directly responsible for taking each story from its concept to the air. Make certain that we provide a balanced, accurate, objective picture of all sports, news and current events.


    News Coverage

    - Reports, shoots, writes and edits stories and packages for air as assigned by Sports Director, Executive Producers or News Director.

    - Use news judgment to help news and sports managers decide which stories to cover and how to present them.

    - Insure that all necessary elements on packages are delivered in a timely fashion.

    - Keeps informed on current local issues by reading newspapers, wires, today's queue, monitoring wheel and reviewing packages.

    - Edit VOS, SOT and packages for sports or news production.

    - Assemble, produce and organize news sports special programming for air as needed

    - Review content of stories and check for errors of fact, technical errors, creative content, miscues, editorial mistakes and all elements needed to deliver quality programming.

    - Responsible for managing equipment - (cameras, news vehicles)

    - Organize, post and assemble video on demand content for all Upstate NY zones

    - Assist in posting sports story on website.

    - Be on call for breaking or major news duty as needed

    - Other duties as assigned


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    - Bachelors Degree required, preferably in Communication and/or other appropriate field of study. 3-6 months experience in an editorial newsroom position; will consider entry level.

    - Must have superior communication skills

    - Must be able to maintain amicable working relationships with co-workers, management and the public.

    - Good knowledge of local and national sports stories of relevance.

    - Ability to work under time pressure deadlines, strong computer skills and willingness to work unscheduled hours including evenings and weekends.

    - Familiarity with various studio and remote broadcasting equipment

    - Must have strong knowledge of common television newsgathering equipment including cameras, tripods, microphones, lighting and other field equipment.

    - Must be willing to travel by ground or air

    - Valid Driver's License; will be operating company vehicle.

    Time Warner Cable supports a drug-free environment and is EOE M/F/V/D

    Controlling Establishment ID: 00741 - Middletown 15 Industrial Dr

    More on TWC:
    Time Warner Cable reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Time Warner Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status

    Nearest Major Market: Middletown
    Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie
    Job Segments: Audio Visual, Fitness, Journalism, TV, Entry Level, Creative, Hospitality, Publishing
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