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FT News Assistant - NY1 News at Spectrum

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Type: Full Time
Location: New York City, New York





Job Description:

FT NEWS ASSISTANT - NY1 NEWS

Apply Now DATE POSTED 01/19/2018 Requisition Number: 210959BR Location: United States - New York - New York City Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Editorial, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming Position Type: Full Time SUMMARY
Responsible for shooting video, conducting interviews, and collecting sound bites in the field. Works alone, with a reporter, or with both a reporter and truck operator. Fills in on Assignment Desk as researcher as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Shoots b-roll and conducts interviews
Reports relevant information back to station from scene of news events
Assists Reporters with gathering b-roll and interviews
Assists Reporters and Truck Operators during live shots and live events
Checks equipment and notifies ENG of equipment problems
Makes sure tapes or P2 cards are properly labeled before being ingested
Enters information into Planning Grid and researches stories for Assignment Desk
Trains interns/new hires in the field

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to drive to story locations (must have valid Driver s License)
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Must be able to work shifts as needed in a 24/7 newsroom including overnights, weekends, and holidays

More on Spectrum: Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. FCC Unit: 13543 - South Manhattan Business Unit: Spectrum Networks Apply Now Apply Later