News Editor - WPXI TV in Pittsburgh, PA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 3/10/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

Cox Media Group WPXI TV is looking for a News Editor to join the team! The ideal News Editor candidate will have a deep understanding of Avid Media Composer, experience editing video under tight deadlines, and efficient personal time management. This individual will have experience on Avid Media Composer or like software, excellent personal time management, strong communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment 


  • Operate Avid Media Composer and Production Management (Interplay) with high efficiency 
  • Navigate Avid iNews to access rundowns and scripts 
  • Communicate with crews in the field, producers, and directors 
  • Edit while staffing an ENG receive center coordinating feeds, and field crews 
  • Collaborate with the editing team to share editing tasks, manage media, and archive  
  • Work weekends and holidays as needed 



What we look for


  • Provide a reel of your personal work that demonstrates your video editing skills 
  • Local news experience is preferred 
  • Applicants should have the ability to work at a screen for a minimum of eight hours in a loud environment. Visual acuity between 1 – 8 feet and the ability to hear and properly edit audio are required. 
  • Related experience preferable 


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.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 52 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

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

CMG may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire or during employment as a term and condition of employment unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law.

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!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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