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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Time Warner Cable New York, NY

New York, NY
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Type: Full Time

Anchors and Reports for Staten Island Local Edition. Writes, edits, and presents stories in a clear and concise fashion. Enterprises, shoots, and edits packages and vosots for Staten Island Unit. Copy edits the work of reporters and news assistants.


Story Production
Reports, anchors, writes and edits.
Develops ideas for new stories.
Interviews guests.
Prepares stories for airing.
Presents organized understandable, topical and attention-grabbing newscasts and programming.
Reviews content of stories and checks for errors of fact, technical errors, creative content, miscues, editorial mistakes and all elements needed to deliver quality programming.
Critiques shows.
Determines priority of stories in newscast.
Writes and edits stories, teases, scripts, etc. for shows.
Copy edits scripts and reviews the final edited version of taped stories.
Keeps informed on current issues by reading newspapers, wires, Planning grid

Planning, Coordinating, Scheduling
Schedules shoots, guest bookings.
Ensures that all necessary elements in packages and newscasts are delivered in a timely fashion.
Evaluates resources needed for adequate coverage.

Receives assignment or enterprises news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story through interview and research.
Organizes material, determines emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
When in the field, transmits information to anchor for story writing.
Writes, edits news packages for air.
Develops sources and contacts for story development.

Camera and Field Operations
Shoots all video for use in news package. (Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.)
Edits video for broadcast.
Drives to shoots (MUST have driver s license)
Presentation Skills
Appears on television when conducting filmed interviews or voice over narration.
Gives live or on scene reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
Occasionally represents station at other events.

Supervision (non-management)
Monitors the work of reporters and news assistants.
Sets quality standards
Ensures that quality work is produced
Gives feedback and assistance to staff for improvement

Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Bachelors Degree preferred.

* Previous on-air experience required. Minimum of 2 years experience in news.


Only applicants who apply online at will be considered.

Time Warner Cable supports a drug-free environment and is EOE M/F/V/D.

More on TWC: Time Warner Cable reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Time Warner Cable is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status.


Controlling Establishment ID: 00112 - NYC 9th Ave

Job Code: TWCNJR110 Anchor/VJ 1 Exempt