Black News Channel is looking for a talented news photographer/editor who understands video photography. We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and are able to participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Contact sources and develop news stories. Cover breaking, general, sports, feature, investigative, and political news stories. Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
- Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
- Edit and post video and text content stories for website.
- Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
- Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
- Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or senior executive producer.
Requirements & Skills:
- Position requires ability to lift 25 pounds of equipment at times.
- Proficient editor with nonlinear experience a plus. Will operate live cellular equipment, know or be willing to operate satellite news van.
- Schedule can change as dictated by news events. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.