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Video Editor

Posted 
January 30, 2020

Overview

Edit journalistic videos, multimedia stories and television programs on a variety of topics to reach a broad audience and inspire a smarter world.

SCOPE OF POSITION 

The Video Editor is a multimedia professional with significant experience in broadcast and digital video production workflows. They are passionate about story structure and creative execution while also being diligent about project management and meeting deadlines. Working in the post-production department, the video editor is responsible for working closely with producers, with oversight by the Executive Producer and Senior Video Editor, to craft award-winning stories, both short and long-form. Qualified candidates should be comfortable working in an established post-production workflow and be able to take an edit from a raw assembly cut to final delivery efficiently. They understand that critique is always part of the process and should consider themselves someone who can receive feedback, work collaboratively to solve problems and deliver a story the whole team can be proud of.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

I. Video Editing and Media Management 

  1. Use Premiere Pro and AVID Media Composer to organize and edit journalistic, documentary-style videos for distribution across all platforms
  2. Use After Effects and Photoshop to create and apply motion graphics to video stories
  3. File organization, including cloud, drive and tape backups as needed per project
  4. Produce and edit additional video and audio assets for social media distribution as well as the broadcast interstitial space
  5. Work with Senior Video Editor to assist in media management and maintaining media asset archives

II. Quality Control  

  1. Color correct to broadcast specs to create consistency of videos across all platforms (broadcast, online and social media) 
  2. Mix audio to broadcast specs to create consistency of all videos across all platforms (broadcast, online and social media)
  3. Export final videos using correct codecs for their output destination (Broadcast, online, social media or events)

III. Support Production 

  1. Assist the Senior Video Editor with the technical evaluation and implementation of live or recorded studio and remote/field productions
  2. Advise Producers on uses and limitations of equipment
  3. Notify Senior Video Editor of equipment malfunctions
  4. Give input toward improving production strategies and timelines
  5. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. BA/BS Degree in Communications or related field or equivalent experience required
  2. Minimum of eight years experience editing video and mixing audio
  3. Two years experience in motion graphic design
  4. Advanced knowledge of professional non-linear editing software required, AVID Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro
  5. Proficient in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator CC
  6. Strong skills with color grading and audio mastering
  7. Knowledge of and ability to operate and interpret output of waveform monitors and vector scopes required
  8. Experience with managing asset delivery for video content
  9. Ability to work independently, while keeping management informed
  10. Highly detail oriented with ability to manage multiple work streams with tight deadlines 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time 
  2. Ability to type on a keyboard for long periods of time
  3. Ability to see and distinguish colors required
  4. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  5. Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background