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Editor, News - WFXT-TV in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2022

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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    Not Specified
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Job Summary

Boston 25 News has an immediate opening for a full time Editor to join our team!

We're looking for someone with solid news judgement, thrives on creativity and solves problems on their own. This position also entails ingest and routing of all live streaming sources from the field. Candidate must be able multitask, communicate effectively, and work a on a variety of station projects including the daily news product.  Must be willing to work all shifts and maintain a positive attitude, work well individually and with others in a professional manner.  A WFXT-TV Editor shall be expected to learn new skills and equipment as assigned with a desire to learn and improve core editing skills. 


  • Arrive to work on time and ready for work 
  • Check schedules, i-news, web email daily when on duty 
  • Edit news content for all platforms 
  • Demonstrate operation of assigned editing software including but not limited to associated Avid software, Aspera, LU Central, Vantage & Network Content Delivery Systems 
  • Care of assigned edit workstation – reporting discrepancies, hardware and software problems 
  • Be able to search and download archive footage for editing and for delivery to photographers in the field 
  • Accept and perform assigned duties to archive text, media, delete system media and other system metadata.  
  • Understanding of concepts of intercom, router, monitoring, microwave (ENG), satellite, internet streaming and bond cellular video transmission systems. 



What we look for


  • The ideal candidate must have the talent and experience to consistently generate a top-notch creative news product. 
  • Candidates must be highly motivated self-starters with a minimum of 2 years broadcast television non-linear editing/production experience on a major platform including Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Grass Valley Edius, and/or Adobe Premiere. 
  • Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, LiveU Central, TVU Command Center, and SGL or other archive systems skills are a plus. 
  • The right candidate must be able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Candidate should be a strategic planner with a good editorial sense. 
  • He/she must be able to interface with key editorial producers and managers proactively under deadline pressure. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Sit for periods of 4 hours or more. 


  • While not on duty, return missed phone calls and emails in a timely manner 
  • Editors are expected to take a one-hour break during the course of a shift which is eight hours or more. 
  • Willingness to accept overtime and volunteer for open shifts 



CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements. We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future. 

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.  

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that include medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.  

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.  

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today! 


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