Photojournalist, Sports
Location:
Pinellas Park , Florida
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
201560BR
JOB SUMMARY
ENG photographer and video editor for daily sports stories. Shoot live sports and special events for both linear channel and digital streaming. Operate ENG/SNG newsgathering equipment, including satellite truck.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with reporter on daily and promotable sports stories, shooting and editing on deadline
  • Ability to shoot and work independently as assigned
  • Shoot live sports and special events
  • Non-linear digital editing required on Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
  • 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
  • Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and equipment
  • Responsible for representing the station in a professional manner
  • Drive to and from assigned locations
  • Required to carry a company cell phone
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Experienced video editor with portfolio of award-worthy work
  • DSNG experience helpful
  • Evening and weekend availability required, with flexibility for schedule changes and ability to cover stand-by responsibilities when assigned
  • Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
  • Communication: excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
  • Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company personnel
  • Attitude: requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving. Must enjoy working with people
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence
  • Must adhere to attendance guidelines
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education
  • College degree in journalism preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years
  • Two years or more of shooting and editing sports footage experience preferred

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
  • Communicates in person, by phone and by email
  • Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
  • Lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds
  • Materials and equipment used: various studio and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment
  • 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


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

A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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