"One-Man-Band" Reporter
WRNN TV - Rye Brook, NY

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Write, produce, shoot and edit news stories for daily broadcasts

Essential Functions Statement(s)
  • Pitch story ideas to producer/and news director.

  • Monitor and keep track of local news related events by way of email/phone tips, Associated Press “day schedule events” and newswires, local newspapers, and newsroom faxes.

  • Prepare and research stories to cover and questions to ask during interviews as directed by producer and/or news director.

  • Field produce stories (at least 2 per day) as a one-man-band reporter by arranging on-camera interviews, stand-ups, and b-roll footage; this includes scheduling, framing, and blocking.

  • Maintain, transport, and understand how to operate ENG equipment.

  • Perform as videographer/editor by gathering story elements on shoots.

  • Perform “as-lives” or live hits in the field or in studio as directed.

  • Screen and transcribe field tapes.

  • Prepare reporter’s script in accordance with news director’s approval and deadline.

  • Enter story elements including script, supers, and TRT into ENPS (station’s editorial news platform).

  • Voice track (record narration) by way of Final Cut Pro (station’s editing software).

  • Edit material in accordance using Final Cut Pro.

  • Send digital files to Transmission using Newsqueue (station’s digital transfer system).

Competency Statement(s)
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to utilize and operate broadcast equipment to perform job duties.

  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Please submit resume, reel and salary requirement to resume@rnntv.com