Full Time Job

News Editor


South Burlington, VT 07-10-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Located in the scenic Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market, WPTZ/NBC5 is the leading source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further! This is a unique opportunity at a station with real momentum in a beautiful part of northern New England. Best of all, you'll become part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country.

WPTZ/NBC5 has an opening for a highly motivated and creative full time News Editor to work in a very competitive news market. This position will cover news stories as assigned.
Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.

Job Responsibilities:
• Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines.
• Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs,
opens, teases and pre-production material.
• Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.
• Taking in video feeds from field crews.
• Any other editing duties as assigned by news and production managers.

Experience Requirements:
• Experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) preferred.
• Military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:
• Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere is a plus.
• Must be able to handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.
• Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.
• Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.
• Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms.

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Some college or technical school is a plus.
• Military training from

Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus

Company Profile
Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.