News Editor

Job Description

The News Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming
• Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary
• Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect
• Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots
• Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
• Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects.
• Maintains editing equipment

Required Skills

College preferred
Fluency in English
Current drivers license

Education Required

Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Minimum two years’ experience operating video editing equipment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.


Health, dental, vision, PTO, 401K, & Flex

How to Apply

Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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