Editor

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Job ID:
2257
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: Winston-Salem, NC US
Station Name:
WXII-TV

Job Description

WXII in Winston-Salem, NC has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking an editor to edit newscasts. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to edit in Adobe Premiere. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, NBC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom. 

Job 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.

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment.
  • Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to edit on non- linear equipment, including Final Cut Pro, Avid and Edius.
  • 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.

Education:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Some college or technical school preferred or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.  
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