News Writer Job Listing at Cablevision in Norwalk, CT (Job ID cablevision-523178)
Title News Writer
Cablevision Division News 12 Networks
Department Name News Production-N12 CT
Job Location CT / Norwalk
Requisition ID 19595BR
Position Type Temporary
Description To assist in the development and production of local television news by writing and formatting scripts and coordinating program elements for all News 12 on-air and web services. Specific responsibilities include; write clear, accurate copy with sources checked and on a strict deadline, write to video and other graphic elements, act as producer as necessary, assist in the training of coworkers as required, maintain familiarity with local, national and international current events, important issues and newsmakers. Other responsibilities will be to monitor News 12 content and maintain familiarity with it on a continuing basis, take part in editorial process and propose stories to be covered, work accurately under pressure, coordinate with studio, graphics, assignment desk, field crews and other colleagues, and represent News 12 services in a courteous and professional manner.
Qualifications The ideal candidate needs a minimum of 1 year of broadcast journalism experience. Must be familiar with newscast production techniques and competent in broadcast news writing. Must have knowledge of and interest in local, national and world news with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor's degree preferred, minimum of 60 college credits required. Experience with ENPS is preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.
Area of Interest Production/Programming
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