The News Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.
Responsibilities:• Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming • Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary • Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect • Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots • Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product • Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects. • Maintains editing equipment • Performs other duties as assigned •
Requirements:Requirements & Skills: • High school diploma • Fluency in English • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written • Minimum two years’ experience operating video editing equipment • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment • Proficiency with video editing equipment • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
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