Overview

<p>Newsday Media Group is looking for an On Air-Reporter/Photographer to join our team. The On Air-Reporter/Photographer<b> </b>is a hybrid position combining on-air reporting and shooting. Works independently as well as paired with another reporter-photog, allowing one to shoot while the other performs on camera.</p>

<p><b>Essential Duties &amp; Functions</b></p>

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<li>Cover news and feature assignments on location and in studio.</li>
<li>Report, shoot and edit major market broadcast quality stories.</li>
<li>Present thorough, fair and balanced stories that engage users.</li>
<li>Gather facts, utilize sources, follow leads, research, and fact check to ensure stories are as accurate and comprehensive as possible.</li>
<li>Operate required cameras and related gear with competence and maintain as required.</li>
<li>Pitch original story ideas on unique, relevant and newsworthy topics, including fresh angles and follow-ups.</li>
<li>Conduct live or pre-recorded interviews, debriefs, standups as required with adequate research and preparation.</li>
<li>Collaborate with E.P. senior managers and colleagues to produce content that resonates with Newsday’s mission and meets its high standards.</li>
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<p><b>Essential Job Knowledge &amp; Skills</b></p>

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<li>A bachelor’s degree is required. A degree in Journalism, Communications, or equivalent work experience is preferred, but not required.</li>
<li>Must have a demo reel with on-air, and photography examples.</li>
<li>Minimum of 1 year of experience in a commercial broadcast.</li>
<li>Familiarity with mirrorless dSLR’s and Sony broadcast cameras and equipment a plus.</li>
<li>Advance knowledge of Adobe Premiere.</li>
<li>Knowledge of live streaming equipment, a plus.</li>
<li>Knowledge of multiple camera platforms a plus.</li>
<li>Excellent oral and written communication skills.</li>
<li>Strong writing skills, and ability to articulate and convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner.</li>
<li>Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills.</li>
<li>Able to work a flexible and varied schedule, to include weekends, holidays, nights and extended hours.</li>
<li>Ability to interact professionally and build relationships and sources, and engage viewers and subscribers.</li>
<li>Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven team environment.</li>
<li>Ability to shoot and edit digital video.</li>
<li>Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines.</li>
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<p><b>Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.</b></p>

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