Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

News Editor in Orlando, FL at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/8/2022

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Job Summary

An Editor at WFTV shall be assigned to edit news content for all platforms. They should be skilled in visual storytelling, teamwork, problem solving, and creativity. Must be willing to work all shifts and maintain a positive attitude, work well individually and with others in a professional manner. A WFTV Editor shall be expected to learn new skills and equipment as assigned with a desire to learn and improve core editing skills. 

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

Basic Responsibilities: 

  • 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

A WFTV Editor must be able to take direction from Producers, Assignment Editors, Reporters, and Managers. Editors will manage a high volume of assignments and will be responsible for collecting video and elements as instructed in scripts and verbally. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Sit for periods of 4 hours or more. 

Expectations: 

  • 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 

Cox Media Group, Inc. (CMG) is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people. CMG provides valuable local content to viewers in the communities in which it serves. The company's operations primarily include 65 radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets,33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. Additionally, the company also offers a full suite of national, regional, local and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, Cox Reps and Gamut.

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