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Producer/Correspondent, NJTV

Job Title
Producer/Correspondent, NJTV
Open Position ID
Newark,  NJ 07102
Other Location

The Producer/Correspondent  will plan and coordinate the complete range of activities involved in the production of news and current affairs program elements between 2 and 5 minutes in length, possibly with emphasis in a particular subject area. He/she will work closely with the editorial team at all stages of the production process from story development through post-production.
Additional responsibilities include:

  • Research, develop, produce, write and report special long form series on a wide range of topics.
  • Develop, produce, report and write regular, franchise segments for the news broadcast and online platforms.
  • Develop, produce, write and report special half hour and hour long news specials around breaking news and current events.
  • Develop strong relationships with news makers across the state.
  • Conduct in studio, live and taped interview segments.
Required Skills

• A minimum of five (5) years of experience in TV program production with recent experience shooting, editing and reporting on camera;
• Strong research, news writing and copyediting skills;
• Exceptional ability to write for video, strong social network presence, and the ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines;
• BS/BA in Film, TV Production or Liberal Arts or equivalent work experience.

Optional Skills

Preferred candidates will have up to date knowledge of video editing, graphics creation and live video production processes.

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