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News for BAY NEW 9
Tampa-St Petersburg-Sarasota, Florida

posted on August 14, 2017


job posting:

Date posted 06/28/2017 Requisition Number: 198127BR Location: United States - Florida - St. Petersburg Area of Interest: Cable Television Production, Editorial, Network Television Production, News, Television/Programming Position Type: Full Time JOB SUMMARY Research and write news scripts for assigned shows and newscasts MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including but not limited to, contributing to story ideas and development Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed Perform editing functions as needed Work in a computerized newsroom environment Perform other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Write news stories for an assigned show and/or newscast, ensuring content is factually correct and written in a clear and concise conversational style Verify stories are written to the pictures being edited and/or vice versa Follow through on all assignments meeting required deadlines, including but not limited to, contributing to story ideas and development Fill-in producing shows and newscasts as needed Perform editing functions as needed Work in a computerized newsroom environment Perform other duties as assigned PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Education Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related field or comparable television work experience Related Work Experience 1+ years’ experience in television news 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 primarily inside a climate controlled environment throughout the year but might be assigned field duties on occasion Sits for long periods of time. Requires long periods of personal computer use and telephone communications Works in an open newsroom setting with a semi-noisy environment 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 Must adhere to schedule and attendance guidelines Materials and equipment used: various studio and newsgathering television equipment, computers and computer-related equipment May be required to lift up to 5 pounds 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: 01239 - St. Petersburg Carillon Pkwy Business Unit: Spectrum Networks


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