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Video Editor

Publication or Company 
Industry  TV/Cable
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Experience Level 10 years
Job Requirements Channel One News, a 10-minute daily news show seen by millions of students, is seeking a skilled, deadline-driven Avid editor to work on higher profile stories and multi-part series, who is an adept story-teller and comfortable working independently. The job is full-time benefited, non-union in New York City.

Responsibilities include:
• Cut news and magazine style packages for air
• Ingest and organize media
• Meet daily delivery deadlines
• Mentor junior editors

• Expertise in Avid Media Composer/Symphony– at least 5 years’ experience as an Avid editor
• Strong story-telling skills
• Ability to operate independently, make editorial decisions, work without close oversight of a producer
• Comfortable editing with music to support stories
• Proficiency in After Effects and Photoshop
• Attention to detail is a MUST and the skills to operate with consistent accuracy
• Experience in a news or daily production environment a must, daily deadlines will be given and expected to be met
• Excellent organization skills and ability to work in fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of codecs and encoding software, i.e. Adobe Encoder, Sorenson Squeeze
• Flexibility with hours is essential – this is a Sunday through Thursday work-week, and shift length can be effected by breaking news events

Please provide samples of work.
About Our Company Channel One, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) company, is a digital content provider focused on encouraging young people to be informed, digital-savvy global citizens. The Company’s primary offering, Channel One News, is a daily news program with supplementary educational resources, aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), to help students, teachers and parents interpret the news of the day and spark important conversations. The Peabody and Telly award-winning Channel One News program is broadcast to approximately 5 million young people in upper elementary schools, middle schools and high schools across the country.