- Video Editor (VERIFY)

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Video Editor (VERIFY)


Video Editor (VERIFY)

• Emerging Level


TEGNA has an immediate opening for a Video Editor with strong editorial judgment and video storytelling skills to join the growing VERIFY team.

Category Video Editor 
Location Portland, Oregon Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

VERIFY is a news brand dedicated to stopping the spread of misinformation and answering our audience's questions about what's true and false. Since being created by a group of TEGNA journalists in 2016, VERIFY has grown into a popular daily franchise that airs across TEGNA's 51 local newsrooms and digital properties. In 2021, TEGNA expanded VERIFY to include dedicated digital products, increased TV production and a robust social media presence. The Video Editor must be able to take a story from concept to publish, including research, script writing and editing.

  • Conceptualize and edit daily and weekly VERIFY videos for use across multiple platforms including long form digital-first video projects like OTT shows or thematic roundups.
  • Produce/edit quick turn VERIFY videos for major live news events like debates, speeches, etc.
  • Identify and pitch story ideas that fit the VERIFY brand and format
  • Collaborate with audience team to optimize and distribute VERIFY content across multiple platforms
  • Evolve the VERIFY storytelling format to fit new platforms while staying true to VERIFY's brand
  • Perform other tasks as required by the VERIFY team
Job Requirements:
  •  Impeccable news judgment and journalistic integrity
  •  Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience in the field
  •  Two to three years of experience working as a producer / editor; experience in a fact-checking role preferred
  •  Adobe Photoshop and Premiere a must, After Effects preferred
  •  Strong writing and video production skills
  •  Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  •  Ability to take direction well, but also motivated and capable of handling a project from start to finish
  •  Experience with OTT platforms a plus
  •  Ability to work outside of normal business hours
Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Light work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%

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