Freelance Video Editor

New York
Jul 01, 2013
Jul 31, 2013
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
The Role
Bloomberg is looking for a Video Editor to be responsible for processing footage shot for live and non-live events to be based in NY. The role consists of receiving, editing and sending footage to clients and syndication third parties, as well as expediting footage for usage on all Bloomberg platforms. This is a four to five day per week position and in addition to having excellent news judgment - with specific knowledge of current affairs in relation to the economy and business. The position also requires high level post-production skills as well as assigning abilities and a willingness to help train footage creators in both creative and technical aspects. Actual shooting skills a plus. He/she must have experience dealing with industry standards in metadata tagging and transmission. The position reports to a Managing Editor for News Photos/Video and will work with the Bloomberg Photo Service.

Responsibilities include:
-Editing footage shot for live and non-live events in a time sensitive and appropriate manner to minimize speed to market.
-Ability to prioritize workload depending on news value.
-Organizing and driving a shooting agenda ensuring the global product offering and archive is kept current and well rounded.
-Monitor and maximize output whilst ensuing workflow efficiencies are addressed and implemented.
-Editing/sending content to clients and syndication third parties.
-High level post-production skills and ability to create packages/sizzle reels combining photo and video.
-Implementation and policing of metadata standards. Reviewing and correcting metadata of content to conform to Bloomberg guidelines.
-Training of photographers and editors in creative and technical skills connected to dealing with video editing/shooting.
-Ability to shoot content stylistically suited to Bloomberg's core brand.
-Willingness to learn new editing software, video applications and systems.
-Willing to take an editing test to demonstrate proficiency in editing.

-3-5 years of experience within the editorial news footage industry
-Must have experience delivering HD Video content for broadcast or cable and ingesting different formats and standards
-High familiarity with Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro, or Final Cut Pro platforms
-Strong written skills, editorial accuracy and grammatical syntax