Director of Video

Colorado Springs Gazette, COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado

Date PostedMarch 13, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Director of Video

The Colorado Springs Gazette, located in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, is seeking an experienced Director of Video.

Who We Are

We are a small, multi-talented, multi-tasking, news-loving video team that tries to inspire a staff of 70+ reporters and editors and photographers to new heights of visual journalism. 

What You'll Do

  • Act as point person of the newsroom’s video strategy.
  • Serve as producer, reporter, video operator and video editor in a 2-person department.
  • Shoot and edit daily video news stories that will educate, entertain and inspire the Gazette audience. 
  • Act as a consultant to reporters providing video advice; assist in editing their video presentations and widen the video capabilities of the newsroom. 
  • Generate and promote compelling video news products on social media platforms. 
  • Assign news stories to other multi-media journalists, including photographers, and oversee their product.

Skills you should have

  • Experience using a variety of different video equipment.
  • Understanding of local, national and international news developments.
  • Ability to gather and curate user-generated video and expand our engagement with users.

Things we’d love to see

  • Must be comfortable going live on social media platforms during breaking and daily news assignments.
  • Demonstrated ability to think fast on your feet and produce new and invigorated objectivity to subjects.
  • Positive attitude and outgoing personality.
  • Passion about your craft.
  • Excited about the future of news and media in a mobile-driven world.


  • 4+ years of experience in producing video content.
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms.
  • A knack for constructing dynamic content with just a few concepts from the stakeholder.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

We Have

The Gazette offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, critical illness and accident insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, a 401k plan, identify theft, legal, pet insurance and paid holidays, vacation, sick, personal and volunteer time.

Why Us?

Love where you work with a career at the Colorado Springs Gazette. A workplace should be more than just a means to making a living. At the Colorado Springs Gazette we believe in making a difference. We believe in being the best at providing news, information, subject matter expertise and services that enrich the lives of subscribers and advertisers helping make our community a better place to live, work and conduct business.

Internally, we believe in ideas, collaboration, and promoting a fun and engaging work environment. Working at the Gazette means that you’ll be working for a reputable media company that’s been around for more than 100 years. We are a two time Pulitzer Prize winner, the premier source of news and information for Colorado Spring and the Pikes Peak Region and the second largest circulation newspaper in Colorado.

You’ll learn from some of the best professionals in the state and most importantly, you’ll work for a company that values our community and strives to make it a better place to live, work and raise a family.


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