Freelance Video Editor - Spectrum News NY1

Spectrum New York City , NY 10008

Posted 7 months ago

Spectrum Networks is looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

Who we are: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.

The Environment: Spectrum News is a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

Being on our team means You're ready to inspire and be inspired! You're passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers in our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

What we're looking for: A Spectrum News NY1 editor is expected to be proficient in editing news packages, as well as packages for specials, series and shows. This content should be completed in an efficient and aesthetically pleasing manner. Editors are expected to complete assignments under strict deadlines.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transcoding and converting content to be used for editing

  • Edit voice-overs, sound bites, packages and shows for air

  • Use creativity and sound news judgment to create interesting content

  • Make certain all video and sound meet quality standards

Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CC

  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot technical issues with editing software and equipment

  • Ability to color correct and mix audio levels

  • Understanding of digital workflows and file-based delivery

Education & Experience:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines

  • Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements

  • Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts

  • Participation in an established on-call rotation

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