Part-Time Editor

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Aug 31, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

WGAL-TV Hearst Television's NBC Affiliate in Lancaster, PA has an opening for a highly motivated and creative Part-time News Editor to work in a very competitive news market.  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.

·        Taking in video feeds from field crews.

·        Any other editing duties as assigned by news managers.

Experience Requirements:

·         Experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) preferred.

·         Military experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment.

·         Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere is a plus.

·         Ability to edit on non- linear equipment, including Final Cut Pro, Avid and Edius.

·         Must be able to handle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.

·         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.

·         Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.


·        High School Diploma

·        Some college or technical school preferred

·        Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus

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