News Editor

Posted by Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2017-07-14


WDSU has an opening for a  highly motivated and creative 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.  


Edit stories, videos,  and newscasts on tight deadlines.

Maintain news  archives.

Nonlinear editing  (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens,  teases and preproduction material.

Effectively  collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality

Ensuring proper  storage and organization of media files.

Maintaining standards  for all edited material.

Taking in ENG and SNG  feeds.

Any other editing  duties as assigned by news managers.


Ability to work on  non- linear equipment.

Proficiency editing  with Adobe Premiere.

Must be able to  handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.

Knowledge of current  television production techniques.

 Familiarity with mass  communications law and media responsibilities.

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.

Able to work in a  fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.

Possess a valid  drivers’ license and good driving record.



High School Diploma.

Some college or  technical school preferred or equivalent work experience 


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Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer