Freelance Producer

Freelance Producer

Job ID: 2020-25360
Location:
One Media Crossways, Woodbury, NY 11797

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We're building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.

News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

Responsibilities

Digital producers play a major role in the day-to-day execution of News 12's online, social media and Interactive TV news strategy, working to ensure the content is consistently updated and impactful to our viewers.

The role combines acute attention to detail, rapid response, editorial judgment, creativity and consistent day-to-day execution and project-management responsibilities within a 24/7 news gathering operation.
Producers will post to digital and social platforms and create engaging content; use technology and innovation to deliver content that is thorough, accurate, relevant, and timely and collaborate across multiple teams including reporters, producers, photographers, marketers, technologists, etc. The producer is a motivated, self-starter that is constantly seeking out stories that fall outside of the traditional news gathering cycle of the paper.

● Work with linear broadcast team to insure publication of broadcast content on News12.com
● Create new and engaging features via photo galleries, video widgets and sidebars and keep the site and social pages fresh with content
● Enhance and promote News12.com content on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and other high-profile sites
● Checks website for any quirky, interesting stories that warrant promotion
● Works and checks on all tweets from News 12 staff, troubleshooting any errors

Qualifications

● Experience working on a news websites
● Experience working with video and audio for the Web
● Experience editing video and graphics
● Experience posting and managing social media pages
● Familiarity with Flash, JSP, XML, Studio DV, Final Cut Pro and PhotoShop
● Solid copy editing and writing skills

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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