WATN-WLMT ABC affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking a video editor for its news department. The news video editor must be capable of editing all video elements of our newscasts. The ideal candidate will be able to edit video from producer and reporter scripts with accuracy, consistency and meet strict deadlines. He or she will have a solid grasp of the technical aspects of video editing while being able to shape sound and images to tell a compelling story. He or she will also be responsible for tuning in live shots, making sure newscasts are recorded, and sending video to sister stations and the network, as needed.

Experience / Skills

-The news editor must also know how to post video to the station’s website.
-Previous non-linear editing experience and strong computer skills are required.
-An editor should be conversant with all news editing equipment, audio recording equipment, routing switchers, microwave receive units, and be able to coordinate live shots.
-Knowledge of Canopus Edius and the Bit Central digital news content delivery system is a plus. Please include link to demo reel.