The News Video Producer / Editor operates editing equipment and computers to ingest video files, produce images, video and scenes for news broadcasts, webcasts and other programming as needed.
Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming
Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary
Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect
Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots
Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects.
Maintains editing equipment
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Associates or Bachelors degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years experience operating video editing equipment
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Proficiency with video editing equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Flexibility to work any shift as news events demand.