Jun 20, 2013
Jul 20, 2013
Caitlin Guindon
Full Time
Essential Functions
- Shoot news video that accurately and fairly represents news stories
- Edit video and audio for broadcast, promos, and teases
- Demonstrate sound news judgment and ability to tell stories with pictures and natural sound
- Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
- Properly maintain camera, editing equipment, and station vehicle
- Communicate with reporters, writers, and producers on video needed for news stories
- Operate live ENG equipment and vehicles
- Keep track of edited news stories for broadcast; maintain archive
- Respond to breaking news or urgent newsroom situations
- Collect information by interviewing and taking notes (e.g. news conferences)
- Responsible for ensuring all goals and objectives are being met, and training sessions are attended
- Must demonstrate the drive to grow and learn, as well as offer creativity every day
- Ability to work well with co-workers and in a professional manner
- Observe all safety regulations in-house and when in the field
- Upload raw video and still photos to the Web site
- Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
- Write copy for the Web and newscasts after shooting VOs and VO/SOTs
- Manage storage space in video clip bins and maintain a still photo library
- Explore ways to increase visual content on the Web site
- Working knowledge of local geography and road routes is strongly preferred
- Follow clothing and appearance guidelines
- Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Able to write and edit stories, work with reporters
- Capable of gathering information and interviews when necessary; conduct online research
- Able to communicate clearly
- Ability to shoot and edit video in sequences and still photos that help tell the story for on-air and on-line
- Knowledge of lighting and use of natural sound
- Must possess the ability to shoot and edit on non-linear equipment, and to adapt to new technology
- Generate story ideas; identify potential stories; create and coordinate interviews
- Ability to operate news-related software is preferred
- Must be able to work well under pressure with limited supervision and daily deadlines
- Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
- Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
- Understanding of and ability to follow and enforce the journalistic code of ethic
- Must be capable of working well with others in challenging work environments to produce the best product for the viewer
- Working knowledge of ENG trucks preferred
- Must be able to operate station vehicles as the need and situation dictate
- Basic knowledge of web posting software/CMS
- Basic knowledge of social media
- Must be capable of utilizing 3-point lighting or capable of learning the process
- Prefer NPPA style photographer
- Must be able to walk for extended periods while carrying equipment, carrying up to 75 pounds

Interested candidates please visit the following web site: and search Requisition Number KTUU1256 to learn more about the position and apply.