Full Time Job

Editor / Photographer


Austin, TX 09-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

KXAN in Austin, Texas is looking for a News Video Editor/Photographer who excels at combining creativity, composition skills and technical expertise to produce video that tells a compelling visual story.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Capture video and edit stories for daily newscasts
• Schedule includes working weekends.
• Collaborate with news producers on video elements of newscasts.
• Shoot and edit news video stories in the field.
• Collaborate with reporters to obtain concise and accurate news stories.
• Take direction from the assignment desk, producers, field crews and production personnel.
• Maintain and operate camera equipment and company vehicle safely and efficiently.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
• Must be detail-oriented.
• Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
• Responds positively to feedback.
• Must present professional image as a representative of the station at all times.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED is required. A
Bachelor`s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related
field preferred. Minimum of 2 years` experience video


Avid video editing, Sony cameras and operating microwave/satellite trucks.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress
environment with deadline pressures. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver`s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

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.