Video Editor - Temp

Location
Melville, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
Posted
Jul 31, 2018
Ref
R443
Function
Production
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance

Would you like to work at an organization that consistently wins journalism prizes, including local New York Emmys, for its outstanding videos and photography?

Newsday Media Group, a leading news organization on Long Island, has a temporary six-month position open for a video editor with a proven track record of visual-storytelling. This journalist will be working as part of an eleven-person team to produce and edit documentary-style videos for all of platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience at a medium to large multimedia news organization that has resulted in a with a portfolio of visual work.
  • Good news judgment and a clear understanding of journalistic ethics.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task while working on multiple assignments.
  • Proficiency in video editing software, primarily Adobe Creative Suite - Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, etc.
  • Flexibility with scheduling- night and weekend assignments are required.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely to produce clean copy.
  • Strong verbal skills.
  • Driver’s license and a car.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or equivalent experience with a publication or media outlet.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ingest raw footage from videographers, archive the clips, then edit that footage into news story, with a focus on a documentary style.
  • Produce informative, creative storytelling for a variety of situations – daily hard news stories, short and long-form documentaries, feature stories, reporter cell phone videos, etc.
  • Post completed videos to Newsday’s website and social media pages.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace.

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