Part-time weekend video editor

TITLE: PT Weekend Video Editor
REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer
DEPARTMENT: News

GENERAL PURPOSE
We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches director’s vision and is suitable for broadcasting.

Ultimately, as a film and video editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
• Videotape editors are responsible for editing videotape for 11 News programs.
• Editor is responsible for meeting all video deadlines for assigned shows.
• Constant communication with the show producer during preparation for the shows.
• Videotape editors are expected to edit stories to script to ensure the best pictures for the news story.
• Edit video from national feeds as well as tape shot locally in the field.
• Responsible for taking daily and special feeds from KCNC in Denver and other outside sources.
• Log and archive tapes from assigned shows into computer system and tape log sheets.
• Responsible for putting master tapes and feed tapes away after each show.
• Editor also rolls and maintains air-check tapes for assigned shows.
• Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience.
• Ability to grasp production team’s needs and specifications.
• Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes’ value and contribution to continuity.
• Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film
• Input music, dialogue, graphics and effects.
• Create rough and final cuts.
• Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
• Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
• Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.

QUALIFICATIONS
• College degree in film studies, cinematography or related field preferred but not required.
• Knowledge of news writing, show producing, and television news photography helpful.
• Demonstrate video editing ability through a strong portfolio.
• Commensurate with abilities and experience.
• Two years producing experience preferred
• Newsroom leadership experience preferred but not required
• Clean driving record and a valid driver's license
• This is an hourly position with no benefits and weekend hours.
• Employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process which includes drug screening
• KKTV E-Verify participant

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please apply online at gray.tv/careers or mail/email cover letter and resume to News – PT Editor, 520 E. Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 / lmartin@kktv.com SUBJECT: News – PT Editor

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