Video Production Positions

Herald Editor, WKUHerald

What is the position?

  • Video Production Staff will shoot, produce, and edit high quality video content assigned by the Video Production Editor and meet deadlines accordingly. All videographers are expected to work together or individually to produce at least three or four video projects in a semester.

Who should apply?

  • Students who are passionate about video production and storytelling, wanting to gain experience or develop their skills. Anyone majoring or minoring in Broadcasting, Film, Journalism or have an interest in visual storytelling should apply.

Why should you apply?

  • You can gain the skills necessary to build your portfolio and resume for applying for jobs or internships. You will be working with a team of people that are passionate about telling stories and learning in an encouraging working environment.

Job Description

Department: Editorial

Reports To: Video Editor

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

Paid: Yes, per piece

Are you interested in video production and creating visually appealing news content? The Herald is looking for student videographers who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment to create visual media for the students of Western Kentucky University and the surrounding community of Bowling Green.

Responsibilities:

  • Shoots and/or edits at least one video a week with other videographers or independently
  • Works with Staff Reporters and Editorial Board members to create media that best emphasizes news stories
  • Manage time to meet urgent deadlines and demonstrate a willingness to learn
  • Follow the ethical guidelines set forth by the Society of Professional Journalists

Qualifications:

  • Must be a WKU Student
  • Must be able to use video gathering equipment and video editing software, such as Adobe Premier.
  • Strong work ethic & self-motivated

Video Staff Application

Form which students who want to work on the video staff fill out to apply.
Name(Required)
Degree You Are Seeking(Required)
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Working for the College Heights Herald requires a time commitment. While most staffers are paid, this is a job, and editors and managers will expect you to complete your assignments in a timely fashion. Please answer these questions to help us determine how much time you can commit to the newspaper.
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PHOTO/VIDEO POSIITIONS
Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, jpeg, Max. file size: 15 MB.
Submit a url or multiple urls where we can see samples of your work.