Reporter for NEWS 13
Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Florida

posted on July 01, 2017

job posting:

Requisition Number: 198537BR Location: United States - Florida - Orlando Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Editorial, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming Position Type: Full Time JOB SUMMARY Research, develop, write, edit and deliver live presentation of news stories on deadline MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Enterprise original news stories; gather information for news stories using beat sources, contacts and leads Build contacts and sources within the community Report within assigned deadlines Must be adept at Social Media Ability to handle breaking news on-air Deliver news reports, including live reports that demonstrate energy, confidence, professional appearance and voice quality Write and edit own news stories for an assigned newscast or news series Combine video, audio and graphics to tell the story effectively Work cooperatively with a photographer Work cooperatively with assignment desk editors and master control operators and independently in the newsgathering process Manage general upkeep of assigned company equipment Drive to and from assigned locations Required to carry a mobile device or cell phone Responsible for representing channel in a professional manner Establish a community presence outside of the newscasts Must be able and willing to work different shifts, report to work on time, and be flexible with schedule changes Performs other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Must have sufficiently strong story development skills in order to submit original story ideas on a daily basis Live shot experience required Must be able to develop sources, work a beat, and break stories Must have strong on-camera skills Must have ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline Communication: excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company personnel Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving. Must enjoy working with people Must be able and willing to work different shifts, report to work on time, and be flexible with schedule changes Must adhere to attendance guidelines Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence Education College degree with a minimum five years of television news reporting experience preferred Related Work Experience Minimum five years of television news reporting experience preferred Working Conditions To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Works inside in a climate controlled environment and outside throughout the year and may be subjected to various weather conditions that could include extreme heat or cold conditions Communicates in person, by phone and by email Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays Materials and equipment used: various studio and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment Lifting and carrying up to 70 pounds Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds EOE Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability 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. Spectrum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. FCC Unit: 01226 - Orlando N Orange Ave Business Unit: Spectrum Networks

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expires on 10/17/2017