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Supervisor of Photography and Editing

Altice USA, Yonkers, NY

One of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States

Duration: Full-Time


Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We're building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.

News 12 is the leader in hyperlocal news, weather, traffic, politics, investigative and more, delivering 24/7 award-winning coverage in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Westchester, and Hudson Valley and available on News12.com and the mobile app.   Additionally, News 12+ delivers 5 local traffic and weather channels.  Plus, now you can see the best of News 12 from across the tri-state area all in one place with

News 12 NY.  Streaming live 24/7 on Tubi, PLEX, Vizio, Amazon's Fire TV news app, Local Now and YouTube.

Responsibilities

Chief Photographer (in WC) leads, guides and supports the Photographers, Editors and Truck Operators and the newsgathering efforts of the team to ensure the highest journalistic and technical standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and conduct annual appraisals for WC/Hudson Valley Staff.
  • Assist with recruiting and hiring and training staff.
  • Manage the schedules of photographers/editors to meet coverage needs, including to reduce overtime and temp usage.
  • Lead with and instill a positive attitude, good temperament and collaborative spirit.
  • Assist with establishing standard operating procedures (SOP) to ensure a smooth newsgathering process. Oversee the maintenance and organization of all electronic newsgathering equipment including cameras, lights, accessories, backpacks , TOC and editing gear and news vehicles.  This includes vehicle maintenance and registrations.  Work with Engineers as needed.
  • Troubleshoot and find solutions for technical, equipment and operational problems.
  • Assist with planning of news coverage and special events in coordination with managers.
  • Shoot and edit content across all platforms (including but not limited to News 12, News 12.com, News 12+).
  • Drive news vehicles and operate production equipment.
  • Respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
  • Facilitate submission of award entries in regional and national competitions.
  • Comply with Altice values, policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Eight years of experience in television news gathering and/or production preferred

  • Outstanding photojournalism skills.
  • Commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws related to newsgathering.
  • Valid drivers license with a good driving record.
  • Proficiency in news production equipment and computers.
  • Flexibility to work any assigned shift.
  • Carry and lift gear of approximately 50 pounds for extended periods of time.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law.

Requirements of this position include demonstration of either full vaccination status against COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.

About Altice USA

Altice USA is a communications and media company that enables its customers through the power of connectivity. With a relentless focus on challenging today’s norm while developing the telecommunication of the future, our products and services bring people closer together and connect them to the things that matter most to them, faster and more easily than ever before.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news, telephony, and wireless offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between. 

Altice USA

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