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Freelance Videographer


Norwalk, CT, US, 06851

Brand:  News12
Requisition #:  1716

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 Freelance 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 key role in the news organization that will be responsible for quality newsgathering. Will drive news vehicles and/or live-transmission vehicles and operate production and transmission equipment. The person in this role will be accountable for maintaining assigned equipment, including news vehicles, cameras, lights, editors, and peripheral gear, initiating repairs when necessary.


  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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.).
  • 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.


  • Associates degree in Broadcasting or Television Production preferred; Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum one year of experience in a television field production preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge in current and emerging newscast technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of news operations and practices helpful.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury

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