Full Time Job

News Editor

Nexstar

Sacramento, CA 10-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Editor (NE)

The ideal candidate is an expert on Adobe Premier who thrives under pressure in a fast-paced environment. You will assist and oversee the editing for our newscasts, coordinate feeds, edit, shoot and edit promotional video for newscasts on Premier. Communication and multi-tasking skills a must. Newsroom experience preferred. Studio experience a plus.

Hours will include early mornings, and could include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Editing for the 5/6/7/10pm newscasts (VOs, SOTs, VOSOTs, PKGs, Cold Opens, Special Projects, Etc.)
• Feed coordinator
• Liaison between producers and newsroom assistants
• Delegating editing projects
• Ensuring deadlines are met
• Editing, running cameras, floor director, audio operator and prompter
• Finding archived video
• Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
• College degree or equivalent related experience is required.
• 2 years experience as an editor.
• Working knowledge of ENPS, Bit Central, OPUS or INEWS.
• Must be proficient in Adobe Premier.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• This position requires a person who is the ultimate multi-tasker. You need to be creative and technical, have a passion for people and telling stories.
• Supervise the pre-production side of our broadcast and ensure the highest quality broadcast reaches air. You will also sometimes only have seconds to recognize a potential problem and communicate it with the producer and/or director.
• Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure and work well with others. Strong organizational and logistical skills are a must. Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.
• Applicants must demonstrate creativity, initiative, and a desire to try and create new things.
• Must be able to make and execute last second decisions.

Working Relationships
• Must be able to work closely with Producer, Director, Transmission, Engineering, Floor Crew, other editors and newsroom assistants

Physical Demands
• Required to sit or stand for long periods of time

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Company Profile
Nexstar

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.

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