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Video Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The video journalist shoots and edits video for newscasts and will gather information and present news and/or sports reports on-air as needed. The video journalist must be able to operate a live truck and live microwave systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to shoot with an HD video camera and edit video using non-linear video The ability to operate a live truck and live microwave
  • The ability to conduct effective interviews and gather information.
  • Write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera—both live and recorded.
  • Hours: Must be available to work all shifts including early mornings, overnights, weekends, and holidays.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years’ minimum experience preferred including prior news and/or sports reporting.
  • College degree with an emphasis in Broadcast Communications or Journalism
  • Two years’ minimum experience preferred including prior news and/or sports reporting.
  • Working knowledge of television news photography a must
  • Must be able to shoot with an HD video camera and to edit
  • A valid driver license and the ability to operate a live truck
  • Creativity, resourcefulness, and strong organizational skills desired.
  • The ability to work well with others is a must, along with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Knowledge of the area is a plus.
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment

DEADLINE: 2013-08-24