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Local News Editor


Company KCCI-TV
Position Local News Editor
Jobdescription KCCI-TV, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, IA has an opening for a Part-Time News Video Editor. You will cover news stories as assigned. You have an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound. You will report to the Chief Photographer.


Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines

Maintain news archives

Operate electronic newsgathering equipment

Nonlinear editing using Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Avid, and Edius for newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material

Collaborate with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories

Ensure storage and organization of media files

Maintain standards for all edited material

Taking in ENG and SNG feeds

Any other editing responsibilities as assigned by news managers


Knowledge of nonlinear editing software

Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere

Can handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines

Knowledge of current video production techniques

Familiarity with mass communications law and media responsibilities

Record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system

Search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms

Flexibility in scheduling that may include early mornings, evenings and/or weekends

Related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

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