Full Time Job

Morning News Editor

WPTA

Fort Wayne, IN 08-16-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
MORNING NEWS EDITOR (F/T) - WPTA

About WPTA:

WPTA TV is northeast Indiana's most honored broadcaster. Our commitment to quality journalism has been recognized with multiple National Edward R. Murrow Awards, regional Emmy Awards and the highest honors form the Indiana Broadcasters Association. Our team produces 41 hours of news each week across our ABC and NBC channels and is committed to local, in-depth special programming that airs in addition to traditional newscasts. WPTA is part of Gray Television, a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations across the United States.

Job Summary/Description:

WPTA in Fort Wayne, Indiana is looking for an energetic and Creative full-time Morning News Editor.
• The successful candidate will have experience with editing and shooting video for multiple newscasts. The News Editor will work closely with reporters, producers, and writers to edit news stories for daily newscasts. They will, as needed, help gather content in the field and will contribute to each channel's digital and social media pages. Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system and posting of content to websites and Facebook
• High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred.
Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred.
Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.
• This is an entry-level, full-time position for someone who wants to get into the broadcasting business and seeks advancement opportunities. We seek individuals who are dependable, energetic, organized, inquisitive and work well with others.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r118ee-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WPTA

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.