Full Time Job

Video Editor

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Arlington, VA 06-22-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

This is your chance to be part of an amazing team and to support a Washington, D.C.-based national newscast. We are seeking a full-time Video Editor.
Our goal is to offer audiences on multiple platforms something different. The kind of coverage they care about, the kind that impacts their lives – but that they cannot find anywhere else.

Responsibilities will involve editing video for broadcast and digital platforms. The ideal candidate will be able to juggle projects and be able to handle multiple deadlines per week. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is essential in this position. Collaboration is a big part of this role!

• Experience with non-linear editing systems like AVID, Adobe Premiere, Edius, or Final Cut Pro
• Edit multiple videos for broadcast/social media/digital per day
• Ability to edit text on video and tell a story 'silently' for social media
• Strong interest in news
• Edit multiple videos for broadcast/social media/digital per day
• Archive video for future use
• Gather video from multiple sources to enhance video stories
• Be an aggressive team-player who can produce great stories under tight deadlines
• Technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment is required
• Ability to execute during breaking news events
• A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas daily
• Ability to demonstrate creativity in story-telling
• Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule is required

Qualifications- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Previous experience working in a team environment is a must
• At least two (2) years of photojournalism experience is required
• Considerable live shot experience is preferred
• Must have valid driver's license and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
• Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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