WFFT | News Video Editor

WFFT-TV has a part time opening for a highly-motivated and creative News Video Editor to work in a very competitive news market.

WFFT-TV has a part time opening for a highly-motivated and creative News Video Editor to work in a very competitive news market.

This person will edit the weekend Friday, Saturday, & Sunday evening newscasts and operate studio cameras during the newscast.

Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visually compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining great pictures and sound with compelling writing.

Job Responsibilities:

Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines. Must be able to handle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.

Nonlinear editing (using Newscutter and Edius) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and pre-production material.

Edit raw video to predetermined lengths to tell compelling, understandable and accurate visual stories, following the instructions of producers, writers, reporters, supervisors, etc.

Exercise excellent professional judgment based on current broadcast industry video and audio quality and editing standards.

Follow station policies regarding journalistic standards of good taste, quality and appropriateness, and alert managers when questions arise regarding any of these concerns.

Coordinate editing information with writer, reporter, producer and/or supervisors.

Locate, and file archival video.

Record video and audio feeds from sources including microwave, satellite, fiber, phone, and other web-based/internet feeds.

Upload video to FTP sites

May be assigned other duties.

Required Skills

Ability to edit on non-linear equipment.

Able to work in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.

Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.

Experience with video photography a plus.

Please forward your resume to:

FOX 55 Fort Wayne
Attn: Stew Hirsch
News Director
3707 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
260-407-5230 (direct)
513-404-7058 (cell)
rhirsch@wfft.com

WFFT-TV is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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