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NEWS REPORTER – Sino TV-LA – Pasadena, CA


Company: Sino TV-LA

Location: Pasadena, CA

  • Full Time

Sino TV-LA

GENERAL SUMMARY: The News Reporter is responsible for translating and writing news stories; scheduling and conducting field interviews; editing, voicing-over and producing reports for newscast or TV newsmagazine.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of News Director/Editor Chief, produces spot-news or feature reports from field shoots and/or news feeds. Includes scheduling and conducting interviews, shooting and editing video and voicing the final report.
  • Selects news stories to translate, write, edit and record voiceover according to company standards and deadlines.
  • Researches topics and interviewees. Prepares a list of questions and points of discussion for guest interviews.
  • Submits final reports to News Director/Editor Chief for review and possible revision by deadline.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Fluency in Mandarin and English required, as well as accurate and speedy translation skills.
  • Ability to accurately and quickly type in Chinese.
  • Ability to edit using digital equipment and non-linear editing systems.
  • Ability to use a mini-DV video camera preferred.
  • Ability to use or willingness to learn news technologies including digital newsroom applications and non-linear editing systems.
  • Ability to present a professional on-air appearance, including good grammar, articulation and correct pronunciation.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and on-call duty.
  • Knowledge of local Chinese community and issues preferred.
  • Ability to represent the station and attend various community events.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.A. Degree or higher in related field is required. A minimum of two years’ experience in writing/translating/reporting broadcast news in Mandarin preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE:
Working hours will vary on a Monday through Friday schedule but normal hours are between 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM Monday-Friday, occasionally weekends.

TO APPLY:
Submit resume to: Sino TV-LA, News Department
747 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91001
e-mail: [email protected]

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