POSITION:    Editor                
   
DEPARTMENT:    Broadcasting       

REPORTS TO:    Chief Photographer/Chief Editor       

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  newscasts
•    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, competitive websites and follow social media daily
•    Suggest news stories daily
•    Additional focus on still frames and caption information for our websites and our media partner, The Hartford Courant
•    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