This position is located in the Africa Division at the Voice of America in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster, Video Journalist with responsibility for conceiving, planning, researching, writing, shooting and editing original video packages for multimedia platforms.Learn more about this agency
Duties include, but are not limited to:
-Serves simultaneously as solo producer; reporter, videographer, video editor, for television and digital news and feature stories for a competitive, quality level international media market. Handles audio and lighting elements on assignment.
-Uses a variety of sources including area experts, social media, daily newspapers, or magazines. Prepares integrated, highly-targeted, well-balanced scripts, television packages that capture the attention of the audience. Content is typically complex and sensitive and involve controversial subjects.
-Edits video using Adobe Premier, Photoshop.
-In collaboration with the Division's Bridge Editor, is responsible for making certain video packages are available in English in a timely manner. This includes translating into the English-language.
-Creates and edits compelling video content for online platforms to be aired, social media, and streamed or downloaded onto compatible devices. Combines stunning visual effects and live action video to create high-impact videos.
-Set up lighting and audio equipment for location work; operates the portable equipment and works with the other production staff in pre-production planning and production.
-Responsible for making foreign language and English-language video packages.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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