Broadcast Journalist

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 26, 2014
Closes
Apr 25, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
RT, a 24/7 English language news channel broadcasting worldwide is looking to hire a Broadcast Journalist for its newscast out of Washington DC.

The ideal candidate should have strong broadcast writing skills, video editing experience and a strong interest in U.S. politics, international and alternative news. The successful candidate should also have the ability to spot interesting and newsworthy visual content, have a passion for digital media and the ability to solve problems in a fast paced environment.

Job Duties:
•Responsible for editing production elements for three half hour live News show
•Responsible for coordinating with the Guest Bookers to obtain correct guest information such as titles, bios, necessary photos, book covers and other visual elements needed for the live News segments
•Assists in ordering graphics and entering lower third information
•Writes headlines and teases for live News shows
•Coordinates with Reporters to clean up package feeds or breaking news videos

Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree, or equivalent TV experience
•Strong broadcast writing skills
•Non-linear video editing experience
•Knowledge of Dalet is a plus
•Deadline driven, ability to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines in fast paced environment
•Command of the English language
•Curiosity and a passion to learn new production skills

This full-time entry level position is in Washington DC. Local candidates are preferred.


Send resume and cover letter to: hr@rttvamerica.com

Our team provides a competitive salary, health insurance and paid time off.

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