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Job Details

  • Location: Edison, NJ, 08818
  • Date Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Communications/Media/Writers
  • Req Number: 33053
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We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning.


News 12 New Jersey is seeking an engaging, creative and talented News Reporter to generate story ideas, gather information, and produce and present stories and other content for all platforms and in a manner that is clear, relevant and meaningful to news consumers. Ensure all content meets News 12 Network standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Represent News 12 positively in the community in a courteous and professional manner. Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required.


• Minimum of five years full-time professional news reporting experience preferred• Highly effective on-air performance• Exceptional news judgment• Extensive knowledge of local and national current events, newsmakers, and issues• Knowledge of libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism• Ability to conduct in-depth research and pursue investigative stories effectively• Excellent news writing ability for all platforms including social media

• Expected to write web/digital copy for all stories• Maintain professional personal appearance as defined by News 12 management• Proficiency in current and emerging newsgathering and production technologies• Extensive knowledge of news production techniques and demonstrated ability to develop engaging presentation• Consistently enhances stories by providing insight and perspective• Ability to think quickly and respond appropriately in high pressure situations• Flexibility to work any assigned shift

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law.

Requirements of this position include demonstration of either full vaccination status against COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.