Video Journalist
ZGS Communications, Inc. - Arlington, VA

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This position is responsible for reporting, shooting, writing, and editing stories, field reporting breaking news or news programs in Spanish as directed by the Producer or News Director.


- Reports, shoots, writes and edits assigned news stories on deadline.
- Delivers live news reports in a poised, authoritative, credible and conversational manner.
- Writes news copy as assigned and assists producer and News Director with copy/ script editing.
- Produces news segments as directed by newsroom managers.
- Maintains a strong familiarity with local and national news and issues of the day reading newspapers and monitoring competition to the point that Freelance VJ / Reporter can ad-lib or generally speak to issues credibly during breaking news situations.
- Maintain appropriate visibility in the community. Represent the station at community events or activities.
- Maintain appropriate and professional appearance, both on-air and at station events.
- Performs other duties as assigned.


- Requires Journalism, Communications or related degree preferred or equivalent experience.
- One year reporting at a broadcast or cable station preferred.
- Must have valid driver’s license.
- Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs.
- Strong on-camera skills with the ability to read narration in Spanish effectively.
- Solid news judgment, with knowledge of current local news and newsmakers a plus.

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ZGS Communications is a Hispanic-owned media company, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, that owns 9 Spanish-language television...