Freelance Video Editor

Altice USA
Edison, New Jersey
Sep 06, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.

From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.

News 12 Networks is the first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network in the country, with seven individual local news channels and five traffic and weather channels serving Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Hudson Valley, the Bronx, and Brooklyn.

News 12 New Jersey is looking for a highly skilled and creative freelance Video Editor for daily news coverage, breaking news and other productions and promotions for all platforms. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced environment and accurately and calmly collaborates with anchors, reporters and producers on video elements of newscasts. The freelance Video Editor must have knowledge of and interest in local and national news with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Demonstrate strong writing and editorial skills with the ability to edit to scripts. Good sense of timing and visual awareness. This role requires a high level of attention to details and ability to multitask. The freelance position is on-call as needed with fluctuating hours. Candidates must have a flexible schedule and be available to work various shifts with short notice at times.

• Must have 2 years of experience in Adobe Premiere creative cloud platform Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects.
• Experience with Electronic News Production System (ENPS) preferred.
• Understanding of Master Control systems and Satellite feed operations.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
• Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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