AlticeUSA/CSC Holdings

  • Multimedia Journalist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-20464
    Area of Interest
    News & Programming
    Business Unit
    I24 News
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Job Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
  • Overview

    Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.

     

    From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.

     

    Launched on July 17th 2013, i24NEWS is the international TV news channel, part of ALTICE MEDIA Group, broadcasting 24/7 from the heart of the Middle East in Tel Aviv, Israel and in New York City, in 3 languages: English, French and Arabic. i24NEWS uses state-of-art technologies reaching its global audience on the web and in all kinds of communication devices, including smartphones, internet, tablets, twitter and facebook. The channel reports on politics, defense, international affairs, economics, sport, technology, art, music, cinematography, fashion, style and much more. Diverse programming genre, such as news shows, analysis of experts, talk shows, magazines, public affairs broadcasting etc. provides an open and updated news reporting. Mission & Values i24NEWS mission is to cover the latest international news from a new perspective.

    Responsibilities

    i24NEWS in New York is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to generate story ideas, gather information, and produce and present international and domestic stories and other content for all platforms including social media. The candidate must have the ability to independently shoot, write and edit clear, relevant and meaningful news stories. They must also have the ability to operate the assigned news gathering gear and ensure all content meets i24NEWS standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.  The ideal candidate will develop sources, maintain contacts and pursue leads that result in original stories. Gather information, video content, interviews, and other elements necessary to produce thorough, high-quality news reports. Maintain a deep level of familiarity with international and domestic news events in order to generate original stories. Represent i24NEWS positively in the community in a courteous and professional manner. Substitute as anchor when assigned. Participate in promotional activities including public appearances. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required.

    Qualifications

    • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications preferred, Master’s degree is a plus. 
    • Minimum one year full-time professional news reporting experience preferred.
    • Ability to work independently in a one man band, backpack, multimedia environment.
    • Ability to edit on non-linear systems i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier.
    • Highly effective on-air performance.
    • Extensive knowledge of international and domestic current events, newsmakers, and issues.
    • Knowledge of libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
    • Ability to conduct in-depth research and pursue investigative stories effectively.
    • Excellent news writing ability for all platforms including social media.
    • Maintain professional personal appearance as defined by i24NEWS management.
    • 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”.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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