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JOB DESCRIPTION:

KRQE News 13, an aggressive and growing news organization in Albuquerque, NM seeks a full-time news editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • Prepare, rewrite, and edit stories.
  • Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
  • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed.
  • Collaborate with reporters to obtain concise and accurate news stories.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software.
  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods; finds alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
  • Detail oriented.

Education/Experience:  A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication, or English.    A minimum of two years prior experience as news editor.

Training/Equipment: Operate design and multimedia production software, as well as control board.  

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:  Position requires the operation of computer and editing software.  High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be able to work varied shifts. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 

Job Req #5281

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-12