Senior Video Editor
WALA, a Meredith Corporation TV Station is looking for a Senior Video Editor. The Senior Video Editor (SVE) is responsible for leading team of video editors throughout the editing process. Maintaining overall awareness of team’s process editing newscasts, ensuring the product meets management expectations. Senior video editors must collaborate during every phase of editing, scripting, music, animation, etc. to ensure that the final product does not deviate from what is expected in newscasts. This requires strong communications skills, as abstract ideas must be presented and understood for everyone to be on the same page. Senior video editor is also responsible for maintaining all backups and archived data in case of an emergency or loss. They must also purge system of old files. In addition to overseeing employees, these editors must also be proficient in the editing tasks that the team is expected to fulfill and may need to fill in or work independently on certain segments to maintain pace. As such, they may also be in charge of creating and maintaining a schedule for the editing process and informing both the team of when projects should be completed.
Mobile – 36606-2532
Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required.
Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
Communicate with Video Editors, Reporters, and Photographers/MMJs in the field, establishing an approximated ETA for required VO, SOTS and/or PKGs (this needs to be done early to avoid floating stories). Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio.
Edit Vos, Sots, Vo-Sots, Pkgs as needed. Collaborate during every phase of editing, scripting, music, animation, etc. to ensure that the final product does not deviate from what is expected in newscasts.
Maintains and stores equipment, records and tapes. This includes making sure the editing booths’ computers have enough space to perform without problems.
Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production.
Perform appraisals of video editors and assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments. May convert analog recordings, film, or printed materials to digital format
High School Diploma. College degree preferred
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