Morning News Editor

POSITION: Morning News Editor

DATE: 3/1/2012

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer

ROLE: Edits the newscast and prioritizes edit needs as the newscast crunch approaches

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Edit video vo's, vo/sot's and packages, special opens and teases for fast-paced morning newscast
  • Edit special projects
  • Manage news edit crunch. Prioritize schedule so every story makes the newscast on time.
  • Edit daily webcast and send to web as needed
  • Archive news tape
  • Read newspapers daily
  • Suggest news stories daily
  • Position requires performance of other job related duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • At least 2 years experience as a video editor in a news operation
  • Familiarity with Final Cut a plus
  • Creativity
  • Ability to take control and manage the news edit crunch
  • Must be a take charge, team player, with a good attitude

REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • None

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:

  • An organizational chart illustrating the reporting relationships of this position supplied upon request

TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD RESUME TO:Human Resources, WTIC/WCCT-TV Television, 285 Broad Street, Hartford, CT 06115or E-mail to resumes@ctnow.com

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