Part-time Editor

Charleston, SC
Posted: 2020-04-01


The News Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at


The News Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming
Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary
Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect
Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots
Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects.
Maintains editing equipment
Performs other duties as assigned


High school diploma
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Minimum two years’ experience operating video editing equipment
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Proficiency with video editing equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Must have good driving record and current drivers license


Apply online at:

Job Req #:REQ-3675

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer