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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Meredith Corporation Nashville, TN

Company
Meredith Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JR02451
AJE Ref #
576109309
Location
Nashville, TN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The WSMV newscast editor is responsible for ownership of all video elements of a newscast, including editing, accuracy, and audio/video quality. Must be proficient in non-linear editing and newscast edit standards. Strong knowledge of fairness and libel issues required. The editor is also required to tune ENG/SNG feeds and ingest material from the field. The editor is responsible for the correct and timely airing of all stories, teases, opens and production elements of a given newscast. The editor is also responsible for delivering video to other platforms, including web, mobile, and social media. Must be able to function in a high-intensity deadline environment and be willing to work long or unusual hours as news events warrant. Gathers, packages and brokers information about a news topic to the general public. The work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including on-air, website, app and social media.
The WSMV newscast editor is responsible for ownership of all video elements of a newscast, including editing, accuracy, and audio/video quality. Must be proficient in non-linear editing and newscast edit standards. Strong knowledge of fairness and libel issues required. The editor is also required to tune ENG/SNG feeds and ingest material from the field. The editor is responsible for the correct and timely airing of all stories, teases, opens and production elements of a given newscast. The editor is also responsible for delivering video to other platforms, including web, mobile, and social media. Must be able to function in a high-intensity deadline environment and be willing to work long or unusual hours as news events warrant. Gathers, packages and brokers information about a news topic to the general public. The work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including on-air, website, app and social media.
Essential Job Functions:
70% Edits news video for broadcast and digital platforms
20% ENG/SNG tuning and ingest
10% Other duties as assigned by news managers
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Education:Bachelor s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience:
One year of experience editing video for broadcast.
Specific Knowledge,Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of non-linear edit systems
Knowledge of microwave and satellite feed systems
Strong computer and web skills, including FTP upload and download
Apply to: www.meredith/careers EOE.