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News Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WDSU has an opening for a highly motivated and creative News Editor to work in a very competitive news market. This position will cover news stories as assigned.  Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Edit stories, videos,  and newscasts on tight deadlines.

Maintain news  archives.

Operate  electronic newsgathering equipment.

Nonlinear  editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs,
VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material.

Effectively collaborates  with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.

Ensuring proper  storage and organization of media files.

Maintaining  standards for all edited material.

Taking in ENG  and SNG feeds.

Any other  editing duties as assigned by news managers.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Professional experience  with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.  
  • Ability to work on non- linear equipment.
  • Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere.
  • Must be able to handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of current television production techniques.
  • Familiarity with mass communications law and media responsibilities.
  • Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.
  • Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.
  • Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and  platforms.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm,  skilled execution.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Some college or technical school preferred or equivalent work  experience 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply.
EOE
M/F/D/V

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-04