Senior Videographer

Location: 

Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  78

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Senior Videographer will shoot and/or edit video for news programs, live coverage, breaking news and other productions and promotions for all news services. This is a senior videographer role and will serve as a subject matter expert within the team for quality newsgathering and technical skills. 

Responsibilities

  • With guidance from management this role will lead, coach, guide and train staff colleagues and be sought out by management and colleagues for their technical expertise.
  • Serve as a lead videographer and work in independent or team settings to create pictures and sound which accurately and fairly represent the news.
  • Record raw video and audio suitable for the distribution of news services and turn it into a finished product
  • Demonstrate professionalism and expertise of job responsibilities while providing news coverage for exclusive, high-profile events (i.e., local rallies, political campaigns, news features, etc.).
  • Edit video and audio material for distribution of the news services, including segments or entire programs (includes incorporating video, sound, and/or graphics all from various sources to deliver a package ready for playback in the proper format)
  • Understand, follow, and exhibit the process of creative photojournalism and editing.
  • Keep informed of current events, take part in planning process and propose stories to be covered.
  • Maintain assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, editors, backpacks, and peripheral gear, initiating repairs when necessary.
  • Drive news vehicles to carry out the responsibilities of this role while maintaining an accident free driving record, avoiding parking tickets, and driving violations.
  • Effectively operate production and transmission equipment.
  • Tune in satellite, microwave and fiber transmissions to receive live reports or to record material from remote locations.
  • Coordinate playback of edited material and maintain video archives.
  • Duplicate material to fulfill requests as directed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Previous full-time News experience in television field production required
  • Professional recognition in the form of significant awards preferred
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record
  • Strong proficiency in use of production equipment
  • Strong proficiency in news operations and practices
  • Expertise with editing software, such as Adobe Premiere/Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Strong proficiency with Electronic News Production Systems (ENPS)
  • Strong understanding of Master Control systems and Satellite feed operations
  • Consistently demonstrates creativity and independence in pursuit of stories and assignments
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Advanced training preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds of weight for an extended period of time and physical ability to move quickly while carrying equipment when needed

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