External Application

Where: Washington, DC

Who: The Christian Broadcasting Network

Field: Live Broadcast / Sports / TV News / Technical Operations

Type: Full Time


CBN News – Washington, D.C.

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

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

· Be a passionate storyteller and a photojournalist at heart. Be driven by a good story and go above and beyond to capture it in the most compelling way.

· 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 to improve and excel in your work.

· Be proactive and look after the well-being of the entire team.

· Interact professionally with high profile newsmakers, and keep your composure in unpredictable and tense situations.

· Have experience with large chip camera systems (Full Frame) and DSLR’s (Sony A7S iii).

· Occasionally implement cool tech like sliders and gimbals into your workflow.

· Possess strong basic interview lighting knowledge and familiarity with high profile lighting setups.

· Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Audition.

· Ability to learn fast video editing techniques to meet tight deadlines when necessary.

· Open to be trained on studio camera operation and other studio equipment such as the lighting board, IFB systems, prompting, etc.

· Familiarity or open to be trained on live shot workflows via a “backpack” (TV U / Live U) or pre-set fiber line positions.

· Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and to bend and lift up to 40lbs

· Possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

· A Bachelor's degree in Mass Media, Photojournalism, Communications, Film School or similar is preferred.

Please include a link to your portfolio.

We train and allow room for you to acquire skills and systems in which you may not be proficient. We do consider recent graduates or people with limited experience if you can prove you are a solid videographer/editor or have the capacity to become one fairly quickly. Join our team of news professionals where we produce and deliver network-quality news for the daily live TV shows: The 700 Club and Faith Nation, as well as exclusive web content. You will create both daily-turn news stories and investigative features.

The CBN News DC Bureau offers opportunities for professional growth and creative freedom to take every story to a higher level. We are intentional in working towards a creative and sustainable work culture, even as we adapt quickly and efficiently to a breaking news environment.

The CBN News bureau is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. – perfect for someone who loves being where the action is! If you meet the listed qualifications, and are in agreement with CBN’s mission and purpose, please submit an application online by visiting www.cbn.com.

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

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