Editor / Director
Editor / Director (Freelance)
Edit for and direct commercial news broadcasts as assigned
§ This position will edit and direct for various newscasts, programs and control-room, for KDKA-TV and WPCW
§ Ability to multi-task.
§ Ability to meet deadlines.
§ Excellent news judgment and ability to problem-solve.
§ Skilled at editing voiceovers, sound bites and reporter packages in a non-linear system.
§ Creative editor who has a vision for the way a story should look on-air and the ability to execute that vision; not just a video ''cutter.''
§ Creative director who can collaborate with others to craft memorable shows on a daily basis.
§ Ability to stay focused in the director's chair in breaking news situations.
§ Self-motivated team player and leader with great people skills who can take direction from managers and work in collaboration with a team of talented producers, photographers, editors, talent and a full studio crew to execute the station's mission for a newscast.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
§ College Degree required.
§ At least 2 years' experience directing live news broadcasts in a commercial broadcast setting.
§ At least 2 years' experience editing in a non-linear format. Experience with Grass Valley editing/playback system a plus.
§ Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus.
§ Must be able to work all shifts.