A Video Journalist is hired to produce and write the news. Typical work activities that are listed on the Video Journalist Resume are – setting up interviews, operating the camera, investigating data from various sources, creating news suitable for broadcasting; and choosing shooting locations. Sample resumes often highlight the following roles and responsibilities – performing research for each video; finding relevant people to interview when necessary; editing footage after it is recorded, uploading contents to systems and websites; keeping abreast of the latest editing software and recording equipment, and staying informed about current events.
To ensure success in this field, the following skills are needed – experience with video editing software, industry experience with content creation, videography, and editing videos; experience with video editing software; staying aware of current affairs, excellent verbal communication skills; and possession of own recording equipment such as camera and microphone. Employers normally prefer resumes that display a degree in journalism or communication. Practical experience is also needed.