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Video Editor - Temp

Newsday Media Group, Melville, NY

American Daily Newspaper


Would you like to work at an organization that consistently wins journalism prizes, including local New York Emmys, for its outstanding videos and photography?

Newsday Media Group, a leading news organization on Long Island, has a temporary six-month position open for a video editor with a proven track record of visual-storytelling. This journalist will be working as part of an eleven-person team to produce and edit documentary-style videos for all of platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience at a medium to large multimedia news organization that has resulted in a with a portfolio of visual work.
  • Good news judgment and a clear understanding of journalistic ethics.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task while working on multiple assignments.
  • Proficiency in video editing software, primarily Adobe Creative Suite - Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, etc.
  • Flexibility with scheduling- night and weekend assignments are required.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely to produce clean copy.
  • Strong verbal skills.
  • Driver’s license and a car.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or equivalent experience with a publication or media outlet.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Ingest raw footage from videographers, archive the clips, then edit that footage into news story, with a focus on a documentary style.
  • Produce informative, creative storytelling for a variety of situations – daily hard news stories, short and long-form documentaries, feature stories, reporter cell phone videos, etc.
  • Post completed videos to Newsday’s website and social media pages.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace.

About Newsday Media Group

Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation’s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, our mission and vision is to engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities in which they live, work and play

Newsday Media Group

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