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About Us:

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Responsibilities:

  • Cover local news for NBC10 and participate in the newsgathering and editorial process.
  • Operate camera, sound, lighting and editing equipment to cover live and taped events
  • Respond quickly to breaking news while taking direction and interacting with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room, and appropriate NBC personnel
  • Interact with the assignment desk, reporters/anchors, production, control room and acquisition personnel
  • Operate station issued equipment to the fullest and within all required safety guidelines
  • Proficient in HD lighting, HD videography, non-linear editing with Avid & Final Cut, Dalet editing, microwave truck operations, editing and feeding from the pit, recording Skype interviews, phone interviews, Live U and Dejero
  • Understand and practice all NBC safety standards and ethics
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles by doing preventive maintenance and inspections
  • Team with others to produce daily stories
  • Gain understanding of the story and expectations enroute to story
  • Gather compelling video, natural sound and work with others to make sure it makes newscast
  • At direction of the assignment desk respond to breaking news obeying all traffic laws
  • Use courtesy and respect at all times and take extra caution when in the public’s eye
  • Attend editorial meetings to gain better understanding of overall process
  • Take annual safety training
  • Be competitive and measured to make sure NBC10 is accurate and first

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license as well as a clean driving record
  • Must adhere Environmental Health & Safety standards and regulations
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a top ten market
  • Must be willing to work in Bala-Cynwyd, PA and surrounding areas
  • Must be willing to submit a background investigation

Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds of equipment at a given time
  • Cable Reeler (23 pounds)
  • Omni Kit (33 pounds)
  • Shoulder mount camera (20-25 pounds)
  • TVU, LiveU, Dejero (portable units) – ranging from 11-18 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for at least 2 hours at a time (in breaking news situations, may need to stand for longer periods of time – up to 8 hours)
  • Must be able to operate a live truck
  • Must be able to maneuver small spaces (in/out of vehicles and to be able to take camera shots in tight spaces)
  • Must be able to sit for up to 2 hours at a time (i.e. for editing purposes)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong storytelling, editorial, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to simultaneously shoot, edit and operate an ENG truck
  • Satellite truck operation
  • Portable microwave gear experience
  • Knowledge and ability to operate communication tools and stay connected with the assignment constituencies (i.e. use of email software, cell phone, messaging tools, etc)

Please apply for the position at http://nbcu.me/1mbSZbd