THE CHIMES // Videographer
Basic function and responsibility:
The Chimes videographer is responsible for shooting video packages on a weekly basis for the Chimes website. These packages may be planned by the videographer, or assigned by the Visual Editor in conjunction with a Section Editor. These videos should have a newsworthy basis, ranging from visual storytelling of a news article to providing a close-up look at students’ responses to an administrative initiative to covering a campus event.
1. Produce at least one professional-quality video, one minute or more in length, a week.
2. Work under the direction of the visual editor to make sure campus events are covered as needed.
3. Secure interviews, permission, or other elements needed for a video to be completed.
4. If needed, be ready to cover breaking news events.
Supervision received: Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Chimes Visual Editor
Supervision of others: No direct supervision of others, although situations may call for guiding freelance videographers.
General: Demonstrate working knowledge of videographer and editing skills. Good interpersonal skills. Previous internships or jobs in visual/audio editing are a plus, and prior classes in photography or videography are required.
Education and experiences: At the time of election or appointment, have completed at least one semester at Biola University with a full-time student status and currently be enrolled as a full-time student. Prior work or class experience in journalism or cinema is preferable. Prior work or class experience in photography or film is required.
This position receives a leadership scholarship. In order to retain their scholarship, the staff member must hold to expectations as outlined in a rubric.