Company: Altice USA
Posted on: May 13, 2022
OverviewWe are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes
Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4
advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our
customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that
resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that
thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope
connecting you to a potential role is just the
beginning.ResponsibilitiesNews 12 is looking for the right
individual to be the primary presenter of news and other content
across all platforms including social media in a way that connects
with viewers, demonstrating credibility, authority and broadly
based knowledge of news. The News Anchor/Multimedia Reporter will
assist in the writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating
of news programming and other content presentation. Develop
sources, maintain contacts and pursue leads that result in original
stories. Provide leadership that encourages excellence and assist
in the smooth operation of the organization. Maintain a deep level
of familiarity with issues, newsmakers, and current events. Will
act as field reporter as assigned as well as respond to breaking
news and other urgent newsroom situations as required. The
candidate must have the ability to independently shoot, write and
edit clear, relevant and meaningful news stories. - -Position is
responsible for participating in promotional activities including
public appearances, will also participate in special projects and
perform other duties as assigned. - -Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
- 5+ years full-time professional news experience including two
years anchoring experience preferred.
- Highly effective on-air performance, excellent news judgment,
and extensive knowledge of local and national current events and
history, newsmakers, and issues are required. -
- Should have excellent news writing and copy editing ability for
all platforms including social media.
- Ability to work independently in a one man band, backpack,
- Ability to edit on non-linear systems i.e. Adobe Premier.
- Knowledge of libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
- Ability to conduct probing, in-depth and engaging interviews
and enhances stories by providing insight and perspective. -
- Ability to think quickly and respond appropriately in high
pressure situations. -
- Valid driver's license with good driving record.
- Ability to lift, carry and maneuver up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to work inside a climate controlled office/studio
environment and outside in all weather conditions including
extremes in hot and cold temperature, wet or humid conditions.
- Flexibility to work any assigned shift with ability to work
nights, weekends and holidays; or longer shifts due to "breaking
news".Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all
backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national
origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or
mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or
veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or
local law.Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its
applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers,
professional or employment related information, photos, education
information and/or protected classifications under federal and
state law. This information is collected for employment purposes,
including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant
background screening, human resource administration and compliance
with federal, state and local law.Requirements of this position
include demonstration of either full vaccination status against
COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.
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