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News Editor

Hearst Television Inc


Location:
New Orleans, LA
Date:
08/21/2017
2017-08-212017-09-19
Job Code:
2259
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News Editor Jobs in New Orleans, LA

News Editor

   
Job ID:
2259
Position Type:
Full-Time/Regular
Job Category:
News
Location: New Orleans, LA US
Station Name:
WDSU-TV

Job Description

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.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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 stories.
  • 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.

Required Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

  • 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.

Education:

  • High School Diploma.
  • Some college or technical school preferred or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.  
   

Hearst Television, Inc. comprises 29 television stations, and two radio stations, in geographically diverse U.S. markets. The Company's television stations reach approximately 18% of U.S. TV households, making it one of the largest U.S. television station groups. The Company owns 13 ABC affiliated stations and 10 NBC affiliates, and among both networks' largest affiliate owners; and it owns two CBS affiliates.


Hearst Television’s stations are recognized news leaders. The station group has been honored with six consecutive Walter Cronkite Awards, presented by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, for excellence in television political journalism. Hearst Television stations also are the recipients of many of television's other highest awards for excellence in journalism, programming and community service, including the Peabody, the duPont-Columbia University Journalism Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Award, the Gabriel, the Ad Council Silver Bell, the National Headliner Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Emmy.


Hearst also is a leader in the convergence of local broadcast television and the Internet through its partnership with Internet Broadcasting, and in the application of digital broadcast spectrum for new local informational services.


Hearst Television is wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation.

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