KRQE News (Albuquerque, NM), a #DigitalFirst operation with a focus on delivering local content on a 24/7 basis across all platforms, is seeking a Digital Video Reporter to join the digital team in the news department. The Digital Video Reporter will produce original, engaging content for publication on our digital platforms.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Must know how to edit compelling, high graphic, and entertaining stories>
Shoot news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
Takes direction from, and interact with, the digital producers/managers, Live Video & Program Producer.
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
Pitches stories to digital managers and digital producers which are relevant to the local community.
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
Discusses issues with digital producers and/or digital/news managers to establish priorities or positions.
Checks reference materials such as public records, credible online sources, or news files to obtain relevant facts.
Revises work to meet editorial approval.
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
Maintains presence and engages professionally on social media.
Maintains and operates camera equipment as was as company vehicle safety and efficiently.
Requirements & Skills:
Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Minimum 2 years of video photography and editing in a minimum or major market news station preferred.
Ability to edit raw video to digital form in a manner to complete the story for the user.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Superior mobile multitasker with an understanding of how news is consumed in the digital environment.
Digitally proficient and self-educating on new applications and tech.
Comprehensive experience with content management systems and SEO.
Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments.
Must present professional image as a representative of the station at all times.
Valid driver`s license and good driving record.
Flexibility to work any shift and weekends.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital Video Reporter must be able to conduct telephone or internet video conversations, use email, operate a computer and editing machine/software, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, you must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 60 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movement is required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Travel will be required on a regular basis.
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