News Editor

Start Date: Immediately

Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Fort Wayne

Station: WPTA

Contact Person: Jonathan Shelley

Contact Email: [email protected]

We are an
Equal Opportunity Employer

Required Skills:

The successful candidate will have experience with editing and shooting video for multiple newscasts. The News Editor will work closely with reporters, producers, and writers to edit news stories for daily newscasts. They will, as needed, help gather content in the field and will contribute to each channel’s digital and social media pages. Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system and posting of content to websites and Facebook.

Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

Education Required:

High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred.

Benefits:

WPTA-TV provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan.

Job Description:

WPTA in Fort Wayne, Indiana — the current Indiana Station of the Year — is looking for an energetic and creative News Editor.
This is an entry-level, full-time position for someone who wants to get into the broadcasting business and seeks advancement opportunities. We seek individuals who are dependable, energetic, organized, inquisitive and work well with others

WPTA-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
WPTA is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family-owned company operating 18 television stations. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience. Visit https://quincymediacareers.com/ for links to all stations and opportunities.

Instructions to Apply:

Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Jonathan Shelley’s email [email protected] PLEASE INDICATE HOW YOU LEARNED ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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