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Sports Videographer

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by NOLA Media Group

New Orleans, LA 70112
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
NOLA Media Group seeks a Sports Videographer to set the standard for our local multimedia content with proven strength in social media strategy, strong graphics skills and a hunger to innovate (see links to examples below this advertisement). The ideal candidate brings passion to this sports position with a strong understanding of the New Orleans Saints and LSU Tigers, as well as the New Orleans Pelicans and high school football recruiting. This role will be the cornerstone of a team of multimedia storytellers. To succeed, the filmmaker must be able to tap into the psyche of the fans and make videos and social posts that are highly shared. We are looking for someone who thinks cinematically and has work presented in a dramatic, humorous or exciting fashion. Within Advance Local, we have seen this type of success and garnered national attention with examples routinely being shared through national media outlets. The best person for this job will want to work at the speed and pace of the teams they cover and will seek to own the space where this content clashes with the competition. You should strive to rise above all others at all times. Internally, we want you to teach and mentor your teammates to bring them up-to-speed on everything from software to hardware to strategy. The more people we can bring along, the stronger our team will be. We are looking to move quickly so when applying, please provide a production reel/links to your work. To be a qualified applicant for this role you will need: A combination of education and/or experience in video production including a strong track record of success. Professional experience with a camera. General understanding of lenses, live audio, and camera operations. Intuitive sense as to what works socially on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. You will set our strategy socially in the coverage of these teams and their fans. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite. Specifically, Premier Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects. After Effects experience is a HUGE plus. At least 1 years working in and around the news cycle. A keen understanding of how sports fans consume news and information on the Internet. The ability to produce quality work quickly and comfortably in breaking news environments. The ability to work independently under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately. Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience. The ability to shoot and edit video. The ability to appear on camera is a plus. Willingness to work in a collaborative environment, to brainstorm and share unique ideas. Experience covering a variety of assignment topics including breaking news, with an emphasis on sports. Experience with search engine optimization (SEO) practices. The demonstrated ability to capitalize on high-value topics by engaging audiences with frequency and urgency. The ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed, to provide 24/7/365 media coverage. Such a schedule will include nights and/or weekends. The ability to travel. Links to examples Commitment video: Hype video: Meme, speak to the fan: Humor for the fan: Innovative social video:

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