Must be a self starter, ability to handle breaking news scenes within i45NOW’s unbending fact-based, ethical and straightforward news gathering policies. 

 The right candidate will have the ability to record, report, edit and produce news content for the i45NOW platforms and content partners. 

 This is a contract position with mostly work done in the field at night 7P – 2A, Wednesday through Saturday. 

 This is a position for those with some experience working in a news/media environment. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  •  Experience with news gathering particularly video or photography work with a preferred minimum of 2 years experience. 
  • Must be familiar with camera operation, audio production, linear and non-linear editing and field lighting
  • Excellent time management and logistics skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be able to work in high-pressure, time-sensitive situations
  • Ability to make creative decisions during live breaking news events. 
  • Experience in a newsroom environment is desired
  • Ability to record, edit, produce, transfer and post news content 
  • Ability to write in a concise, accurate, and straightforward manner
  • Have the ability to carry up to 25 pounds and physical ability to at times stand at a news scene for up to two hours at a time
  • A former first responder with video/photography and information gathering skills would be considered for the position 
  • A clean criminal and good driving record is a must