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WHSV-TV Job Bank Posting

Organization:
Department:
News
Employment Type:
Full Time
Location:
WHSV
Job Position Title:
Editor
Times Viewed
165
Job Description:
Editor ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. ABOUT STATION: WHSV is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia situated in the Shenandoah Valley. We have been consistently honored for our journalism. Our team produces nearly 30 hours of local news each week. We strive to bring our viewers the best content on all platforms. Harrisonburg is a thriving community located two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond. We are the area's ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates. We also operate a 24/7 weather channel. JOB SUMMARY: WHSV-TV is accepting resumes for a full-time EDITOR. The successful candidate must have a passion for great storytelling through video. This position is responsible for editing video for our evening newscasts Monday-Friday. We're looking for someone who can tell a story through video, match video to scripts, and attach video to web stories. We’re looking for someone who can supply technical support in the newsroom when needed. This position could be called upon to run reporter live-shots via TVU and shoot video. Candidates must be familiar with non-linear editing and be able to work under tight deadlines. While primarily a "nightside" shift, must be willing to work all shifts from early mornings to late nights. Must be a team player with a positive attitude. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: - Edit in-house and affiliate video for any newscast - Attach video to reporter's web articles - Work closely with reporters and producers to find/edit video - Run live shots using TVU; shoot reporter live shots; shoot breaking news video as needed - Work with promotions team on video needed to promote newscasts - Gather news through excellent video; sometimes paired with reporters as needed - Constantly strive to use the best video possible to tell stories QUALIFICATIONS: - A Broadcast Communications degree and/or technical training is a plus - Must be familiar with non-linear editing. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Premiere editing software is a plus - Desire to fly a drone and maintain FAA drone license is a plus - The successful candidate will have a “can-do” attitude and maintain the ability to work well under pressure - A good driving record is also required ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of WHSV’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Expiration Date:
1/20/2020

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