Job Information News Editior Company Information
Company WDSU-TV
Contact Name Chelsea Swinford
Contact Email cswinford@hearst.com
Since 12/31/1969
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Department News
Category Television
Posted 07/14/2017
Requirements
Minimum Education High School
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Job Status
Start Publishing 07/14/2017
Stop Publishing 08/11/2017
Location
[New Orleans,United States ]
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.  

 

Details:

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.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

·         Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines.

 

·         Maintain news archives.

 

·         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.

 

 

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

Qualifications

 

·         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.

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

 

Education:

 

·         High School Diploma.

 

·         Some college or technical school preferred or equivalent work experience 

 

Preferred Skills
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