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Video Editor / Newscast Director


Myrtle Beach, SC 05-12-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Video Editor/Newscast Director operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming as well as directing live newscasts for air and streaming using a semi-automated directing system

• 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
• Executes Producer's vision for newscast with accuracy and attention to detail in both pre-show preparation and in show switching using code-based directing system
• Makes adjustments on the fly to accommodate ever-changing show scripts and breaking news

Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma
• 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
• Attention to detail and accuracy in high pressure, fast-paced situations
• Live-broadcast and directing experience is a plus, but not required

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g34vxn-3-225-221-151-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.