Contract Job

Editor / Director

CBS Television Stations

Pittsburgh, PA 01-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Editor / Director (Freelance)

DESCRIPTION:

Edit for and direct commercial news broadcasts as assigned

Primary Responsibilities:
• This position will edit and direct for various newscasts, programs and control-room, for KDKA-TV and WPCW

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills:
• Ability to multi-task.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Excellent news judgment and ability to problem-solve.
• Skilled at editing voiceovers, sound bites and reporter packages in a non-linear system.
• Creative editor who has a vision for the way a story should look on-air and the ability to execute that vision; not just a video ''cutter.''
• Creative director who can collaborate with others to craft memorable shows on a daily basis.
• Ability to stay focused in the director's chair in breaking news situations.
• Self-motivated team player and leader with great people skills who can take direction from managers and work in collaboration with a team of talented producers, photographers, editors, talent and a full studio crew to execute the station's mission for a newscast.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
• College Degree required.
• At least 2 years' experience directing live news broadcasts in a commercial broadcast setting.
• At least 2 years' experience editing in a non-linear format. Experience with Grass Valley editing/playback system a plus.
• Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.
• Must be able to work all shifts.

FUNCTION: Editorial/Publishing/Content

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