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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Time Warner Cable New York, NY

Company
Time Warner Cable
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
180961BR
AJE Ref #
576207734
Location
New York, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Position Type: Full Time

SUMMARY
Responsible for going out in the field to shoot video and sound bites, to interview and obtain information in order to accurately and thoroughly report a story, and assist the reporters.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Video

Shoots appropriate video and sound bites
Checks equipment and notify ENG of equipment problems.
Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.

News Gathering

Conducts interviews
Gathers information.
Determines best way to shoot the story
Requires traveling to story location
Driver's License required
Assists the news truck
Assists reporters

Reports to the Executive Editor

Relays information in the field back to the station
Coordinates with assignment desk and producer.
Logs in information and enters information into computer.
Supports assignment editors
Trains interns in the field
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
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.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

* College Degree with a major in journalism or communication preferred or equivalent experience.

* 1-2 years experience in news gathering or related field preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only candidates that submit their resumes online at www.timewarnercable.com/careers 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.

FCC Unit: NWNYC

Controlling Establishment ID: 00112 - NYC 9th Ave

Job Code: TWCNNS100 News Assistant Nonexempt
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