Video Editors are generally responsible for editing and assembling recorded raw material into a suitable, finished product ready for broadcasting. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects.
WGHP FOX8 is seeking a video editor for its news department. The news video editor must be capable of editing all video elements of our newscasts. The ideal candidate will be able to edit video from producer and reporter scripts with accuracy, consistency and meet strict deadlines. He or she will have a solid grasp of the technical aspects of video editing while being able to shape sound and images to tell a compelling story. Previous non-linear editing experience and strong computer skills are required. Knowledge of Premiere editing and the Bit Central digital news content delivery system is a plus.
The news video editor will be hired for a specific work shift, but they will also be asked to work various shifts throughout the year to accommodate for vacation relief, sickness and breaking news. He or she will need to meet daily deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.