Digital Photo-Video Editor

Employer
Location
Yonkers
Posted
Mar 26, 2013
Closes
Apr 25, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Cablevision's Tristate Digital Group is seeking a photo/video editor with at least five years of experience preferably in the New York Tri-state area -- for its digital operation covering Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley counties.

This Yonkers-based editor must be skilled at shooting and editing photos as well as keeping on top of the news and ensuring that the photo needs of the site are being met. He/she must help assign and manage freelancers. They must come up with ideas for assignments and coordinate with other Cablevision properties including Newsday on Long Island and News 12.

Duties include:

*Oversee photo and video needs for the site and its digital platforms.
*Hire and manage pool of freelancers.
*Work with editors, reporters and news managers to assign shoots.
*Though this predominantly is an assignment, editing and online multimedia position, the candidate must be skilled at shooting and editing photos/video.
*Produce online galleries and other content.
*Keep informed of current events, take part in planning process and propose assignments.
*Understand and follow the process of creative photojournalism and editing.
*Help coordinate coverage and site/app development.
*Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

*Skilled photo/video shooter and editor.
*Knowledge of Final Cut, PhotoShop and FotoStation.
*Solid news judgment
*Consistently demonstrates creativity and independence in pursuit of stories and assignments.
*Consistently identifies problems and seeks solutions.
*Skilled at juggling a variety of daily tasks on tight deadlines.
*Must be familiar with the New York Tri-state area.
*Able to work weekends and nights and be a flexible team player.