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CBN CAREERS

Videographer-Editor



News – Washington, D.C. Bureau

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a Videographer-Editor for the News Bureau in Washington, DC.  This professional must have the ability to shoot network-quality video, edit the material for news and provide production support.

We are looking for a passionate storyteller and photojournalist at heart. The ideal candidate will be driven by a good story and will go above and beyond to capture news and features in the most compelling way to contribute to all of the CBN News platforms.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:                    

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of content selection, composition, and shot sequencing
  • Ability to do both run-and-gun and high-profile shoots and learn to switch between the two workflows seamlessly
  • Be internally driven and pro-active to improve and excel in quality of work.
  • Interact professionally with high profile newsmakers and keep composure in unpredictable and tense situations
  • View challenges as opportunities to find and implement innovative solutions
  • Experience with large chip camera systems (Micro 4/3, Super 35mm) and DSLRs
  • Occasionally implement cool tech like sliders and gimbals into workflow
  • Possess strong basic interview lighting knowledge and familiarity with high profile lighting setups
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Audition
  • Ability to learn fast video editing techniques to meet tight deadlines when necessary
  • Knowledgeable of studio camera operation and other studio equipment such as the lighting board, IFB systems, teleprompter, etc. 
  • Familiarity with live shot workflows via TVU / LiveU technology, or pre-set fiber line positions
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Good organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to give directions clearly, as well as, take direction from others
  • Ability to travel occasionally and work nights and weekends
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and to bend and lift up to 50lbs
  • A bachelor’s degree in mass media, photojournalism, communications, or something similar

Please include a link to your portfolio.

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