Photojournalist - Spectrum News Albany
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and
driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering,
producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a
24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage
viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local
communities we serve.
Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news
and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter
Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most
essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and
thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged
The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network
which requires employees who are flexible and available to work
various shift, including early morning, late evenings,
weekends and holidays.
Being on our team means --- You're ready to inspire and be
inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven
to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're
fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills
and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local
communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an
ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive
attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to
multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under
What we're looking for: The Photojournalist will shoot and edit
video on deadline and operate ENG/SNG/Satellite newsgathering
equipment. Coordinate with other staff to determine shoot
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently
supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer
Shoot and edit still and video for web and broadcast on
Work with reporters, assignment desk editors, and production staff
and independently in the newsgathering process.
Manage general upkeep of assigned company vehicle and
Work with video newsgathering equipment such as lighting, lenses,
Provide guidance on capabilities and means to optimize video
Analyze subject material, select equipment, lighting, angle and
background; select and present subject to achieve desired effect,
with attention to lighting, background composition and style.
Choose and utilize a wide variety of video newsgathering equipment,
including lenses, lightings, filters, etc.
Use video editing software to modify and create images meeting
defined style requirements; edit and enhance images; apply special
effects and color correction as needed.
Conduct site surveys for live presentations when necessary.
Responsible for representing the station in a professional
Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write, speak and
News video editing skills
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under
time pressure deadline
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well
with diverse populations and age groups
Ability to interface with internal company personnel
Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive
approach to problem solving
Ability to work with bonded cellular live streaming technology and
Operate ENG/SNG/Satellite vehicles under company guidelines and
within proper safety parameters
Must obtain and maintain a valid driver's license for authorized
driving in the State of residence
Education & Experience: Bachelor's degree in journalism or related
field or comparable television work experience preferred
5+ years of shooting and editing television news footage
Microwave truck experience a must; DSNG experience helpful
Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We
expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to
feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude!
Roles may require the following: Overtime may be required to meet
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone
or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other
disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power
failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather,
and schedule conflicts
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