AVID Editor

Title AVID Editor
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Channel One News, a 12-minute newscast seen by about 6 million teens in high schools and middle schools around the country, is looking for a skilled, deadline-driven Avid online editor.  The job location is New York City.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assemble all elements that compose the Channel One News and Channel One News Jr programs on a daily basis
  • Perform all final technical and editorial changes to all content
  • Color correct and audio mix all elements
  • Create and or place various graphic and text elements
  • Create various final versions of the Newscasts for different distribution channels

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in Avid Symphony– at least 5 years’ experience as an Avid editor
  • Proficiency in After Effects
  • Ability to operate independently, make editorial decisions, work without close oversight of a producer
  • Attention to detail is a MUST and the skills to operate with consistent accuracy
  • Experience in a news or daily production environment preferred, daily deadlines will be given and expected to be met
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with hours is essential – this is a Sunday through Thursday work-week, and shift length can be effected by breaking news events
  • Knowledge of codecs and encoding software,  i.e. Adobe Encoder, Sorenson Squeeze, Digital Rapids

Please provide samples of work.

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