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Company: It's Relevant News
Position:
Exciting Broadcast Journalist Full Time Job
Location:
Connecticut
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
December 12, 2013
Job ID: 1541878

Description:

 

Description:

It’s Relevant, a local news organization in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is looking to hire a full-time video journalist for work based in Norwalk, CT.  The journalist will produce TV news style videos that include on-camera stand-ups, interviews, etc.  Our news is distributed through web, mobile, and TV.

The ideal candidate should be able to write efficiently and compellingly in broadcast style, be comfortable using video camera/basic audio equipment, have strong instincts for enterprising local stories, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced setting.

Job Duties include: daily production of video news stories in broadcast package style.  Production at quota requires managing one’s contacts and calendar, planning ahead for as much as possible, while adapting to breaking news.  Occasional production of text/photo content also involved.  Work week is 5 days, but may not be Mon-Fri.

All candidates must:

  • Be fluent in the use of Final Cut Pro
  • Be familiar with video camera operation in general (we train on our specific models)
  • Be savvy with social media as an information source
  • Possess excellent research skills
  • Be familiar with AP Style writing conventions
  • Be able to work accurately under time pressure
  • Have own transportation

Applicants should send materials via email: cover letter, resume, links to reel/video samples (with video samples please spell out specifically what you shot, wrote, edited, produced, etc.)

Send to: editor@itsrelevant.com

 

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