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Editor at Cox Media Group


Job ID 182778 Date posted 02/09/2018 Location Dedham, Massachusetts


Boston 25 Editors lead the market in providing creative ways to showcase video content on the air while making sure their work meets the mission of being the source for breaking news, weather and enterprise/investigative content. Editors work each day to provide a cohesive view of the day’s news by keeping a close eye on quality control and utilizing current industry standards to edit fast paced stories that have an impact on viewers.

• Edit opens, teases, vo’s, vosots and packages, using pre-production skills and knowledge to specialize edited clips
• Have complete working knowledge of Avid NewsCutter editing software, as well as all aspects of ingest and delivery including FTP, Aspera, etc.
• Have working knowledge of Photoshop and know how to properly size and format any still images used in VOs & PKGs.
• Arrive on time each day ready to jump right in and assemble pitch-reels or assist assignment desk with any other start of shift needs.
• Seek out best shots to produce the most compelling clips for air. Work closely with producers and writers to make this happen, communicate any information about better choices for video than what is in scripts.
• Properly archive clips.
• Work with digital team on any website video needs, including, but not limited to, editing out rights protected sports video, third party video and editing any “web only” content.
• Take ownership of all video sent to air, QC final product, watch for jump cuts, countdowns, correct custom tags, etc.
• Operate LiveU, microwave, and satellite receiving equipment as needed to tune in and record feeds from crews in the field.
• When coordinating: keep track of all edit needs for the newscast, assign pkgs to editors, find any file video needs for producers, have complete knowledge of where to find video, properly archive video after newscast is off the air.
• Communicate any issues (technical or workflow related) to Director of News Technology.
• Stay up on the latest editing systems, technology and techniques.


• A minimum of 2 years professional experience editing local TV news is preferred
• Prior experience with Avid NewsCutter editing software is a plus
• Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university in Journalism or Communications preferred
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Must be thoroughly professional in all aspects of production
• Must be able to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radios.
• Must be well read on current affairs and have a wide-range working knowledge and understanding of general interest subjects

WFXT/Boston 25 is an equal opportunity employer.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-MA-Dedham-25 Fox Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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    Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

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