Lifestyle Videographer/Editor

Job Description

WANE 15, the top-rated station serving Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio is seeking a videographer/editor for a brand-new lifestyle show launching in 2022. This is a unique opportunity to help build something new from the ground up. You will be more than just a shooter/editor, you’ll be a key contributor to the show. The ideal candidate will creatively light, shoot and edit segments for this new half-hour show from our state-of-the-art studio and in the field. The videographer/editor will also be responsible for scouting, setting up and videotaping remote segments on location around Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio, and be a key contributor on segment ideas and the creative direction of the show. Knowledge of Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio are a plus. The ideal candidate will be juggling multiple show segments and deadlines, so planning and organizational skills are a must. You’ll work with a host/producer and have support from the production department, creative services, and the digital team.

The Lifestyle Videographer/Editor is a full-time position responsible for shooting and editing a daily program containing in-studio interview segments and on-location segments as scheduled. The successful candidate will:
• Creatively light, shoot and edit all segments.
• Collect information, video, or photos at remote locations for post-production
• Greet and assist guests during show preparations along with host, putting them at ease on camera
• Work with producer/host to schedule and establish timelines to complete segments and show
• Balance feature elements and sponsored content to create a compelling show

Required Skills

• Previous experience with broadcast cameras (Sony ENG style preferred)
• Must have video samples for consideration
• Organization skills are key – Ability to prioritize and schedule based on multiple production timelines
• Must be positive and a highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team
• Able to creatively light and set up camera gear and support equipment
• Must have editing experience, highly skilled on Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects), Avid iNews experience helpful
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Deadline driven and works well under pressure
• Creative thinker who isn’t afraid to try new ideas
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
• Able to lift 60 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time
• Fluency in English
• Other duties as assigned

Education Required

• Bachelor’s degree in film, photography, television, marketing, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience


Nexstar Inc. offers strong benefits including health, vision, dental and life insurance for full time employees and a 401(k) match plan for eligible employees.

How to Apply

ALL applicants must apply on-line at: Please upload resume and cover letter.


Fort Wayne, IN

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