Video Producer (DC area) at Western Journalism

To be on location for all DC area news that we require news shots, including rallies, statements, and important events. Working with the Video Dept in Anthem to get appropriate B-Roll coverage of the DC area for any videos they are working on. To edit and create videos and still photos as needed for our sites with the video and photos you shot. Working directly with our correspondents to collaborate on stories.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with content producers and creators to figure out brand and image and then take the ideas and concepts and turn them into a creative storytelling piece

  • Produce and shoot video content for 7-10 videos a week (spotlights, interviews, live streaming, etc.)

  • Edit and complete post-production on all videos

  • Ensure all videos produced in-house conform to the company’s brand image

  • Manage audio/video production equipment

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree a plus, but not necessary. We are looking for someone with experience and a strong portfolio and love for politics, video and photography

  • Work experience in video production a plus. Experience with operating audio visual equipment, video production, and editing required.

  • Photography experience

  • Experience with Facebook Live a plus

  • Previous script writing experience a plus

  • High proficiency in video editing software - we prefer Adobe Premier

  • Creative, freethinking self-starter with a good business sense who can create video concepts and facilitate ideas for videos

  • The ability to think outside the box to find unique angles on a story while getting to the heart of the matter

  • The ability to communicate effectively, emotionally, and dynamically with an online audience

  • MUST WORK WELL AS PART OF A TEAM

  • A love for entertaining an audience and making people laugh

  • A strong interest in social media and its application to news coverage

  • Experience capturing, encoding, and editing video for the web

  • Must be highly motivated and able to work well alone and as part of a team

  • A strong desire to learn new skills as the opportunities or the needs arise

  • Can work flexible hours as needed

  • We basically just want a video wizard who loves video, photos and being creative

Company Perks

We value company culture and hold it to a high standard for this reason we try to make work a fun, relaxed and highly productive environment, therefore, we offer:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans for full-time employees

  • 401K

  • Flexible PTO