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Editor II, WLEX

Editor II, WLEX

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Editor


The Editor II integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories as well as completing daily editing projects for multiple platforms. This position will work overnight.

Category Editor 
Location Lexington, Kentucky Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

  • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed
  • Work with producers, multi-media journalists and photojournalists to ensure a high quality product consistent with station's brand
  • Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to video camera and video editing equipment
  • Maintain video archive filing system
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to the television station Web site
  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Reacts to breaking news on an immediate basis.
  • Gathers story related materials (sound and video) on a timely basis.
  • Coordinates remote and studio events, creating synergy between remote and studio productions.
  • Collaborates with affiliates on breaking news stories, sharing of information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Associate's degree in journalism or related field
  • 3+ years experience in related field preferred.
  • Ability to work overnight
  • Proficiency in non-linear, editing, including Final Cut Pro.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Evening, Overnight
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