Lead Video Editor / Graphic Artist (News Group)

Overview:

NET-TV, New York’s Catholic Station is looking for an experienced video editor to join our Currents News team. The lead editor will be in charge of all video that appears in the nightly newscast. In this role you will report to the Chief Production Manager and assist in perfecting a workflow for the station’s nightly newscast. You will be editing packages and vos, using existing templates to make graphics and create new templates as needed. You will establish video/editing standards for the department that producers and reporters will use when editing their own video. Candidates for this position must be detail-oriented, have the ability to multitask, and react to multiple changes to the rundown throughout the day in a calm and timely fashion. You will also work with the executive producer of special projects on editing short form and long form pieces.

Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently and accurately edit vos, vo/sots, and packages that meet television standards
  • Add lower thirds (supers) to videos
  • Download and convert agency video
  • Color correct video and adjust audio
  • Approve all video for air
  • Export finished and approved video to video playback system (Nexio)
  • Edit recorded segments and assemble to create final newscast
  • Post newscasts to social media
  • Edit topical promos
  • Research and identify file video needed for vo’s and packages


Background and Experience:

  • 3-5+ years working in a television newsroom as an editor
  • Degree in journalism or communications or relevant studies
  • Exceptional organizational, communication, and leadership skills
  • Strong and proven ability to multi-task and to work under deadlines
  • Proficient in non-linear editing on Adobe Creative Suite which includes Premiere and After Effects


About DeSales Media Group:

DeSales Media Group is the non-profit communications and technology arm of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Services include media relations and strategy, marketing and social media, ad sales, educational support, video production, large events, and news content. DeSales Media Group operates NET-TV, a cable television channel that reaches more than two million people in the New York area. Its news group produces a nightly television program, two award-winning newspapers (The Tablet and Nuestra Voz), and is currently launching a digital department that will produce and distribute exclusive news and informational content. We don’t just cover our own backyard. We go where the news is happening. Recently, our reporters traveled to Puerto Rico, Texas, Colombia, Rome, and Hong Kong. The news department is the only outlet in the country to offer extensive live coverage of papal trips and recently completed live coverage of World Youth Day in Panama, and more than 40 hours of live in-depth reporting World Meeting of Families. DeSales Media is growing. We will soon be moving into a brand new building which includes a state-of-the-art newsroom and studio. DeSales is looking for creative and experienced professionals who are motivated to make a difference.