News Editor

Posted by Hearst Television

Manchester, NH
Posted: 2020-02-10


WMUR-TV has an opening for a highly motivated and creative news editor. This position will cover news stories as assigned.  Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Edit news video on tight deadlines.
  • Maintain news archives.
  • Operate electronic newsgathering equipment.
  • Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material.
  • Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.
  • Ensure proper storage and organization of media files.
  • Maintain standards for all edited material.
  • Take in ENG and SNG feeds.
  • Any other editing duties as assigned by news managers.


Experience Requirements:

  • Previous editing experience required.
  • Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.
  • Military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment.
  • Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to edit on non-linear equipment.
  • Must be able to handle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of current television production techniques. 
  • Familiarity with mass communications law and media responsibilities.
  • Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.
  • Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.
  • Ability to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license and clean driving record.


  • High School Diploma.
  • Some college or technical school preferred.
  • Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus


Apply online at Hearst Television Careers

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer