News Video Editor

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2017-06-06


Job Title

News Video Editor FT 

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives. 

The Editor edits video of various news events and edits tape of stories/pictures for daily news broadcasts.  In addition, this position edits non-linear stories for newscasts.  Receives and follows instructions on editing of ENG material, from talent or producers.

Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. 

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results


Edit material from raw master video according to instruction. Observe edits as they are being made on the electronic equipment and correct those that appear to be incorrect technically, aesthetically or for editorial content.


Set up equipment for and receive microwave feeds, satellite and cellular transmissions.


Organize material and coordinate with all stations to ensure programs are completed in a timely manner.


III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


High School Diploma or GED. College degree or technical diploma preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


Must have full time news or production editing experience. 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience with INews, AVID and BitCentral or similar editing experience is a plus.  

Must be able to complete projects with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and holidays. 

Must have excellent communication skills and thrive in a fast paced live, late breaking newsroom environment.

% Travel Required (Approximate): None



Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer