News Clip Video Editor

New York
Production
Full-Time
About Us

Dreams is a live internet TV channel launching in 2019. We are a small team in New York building the next generation of live broadcast television.

News Clip Video Editor

We are hiring an experienced video editor to prepare b-roll clips for a daily live news broadcast. You will be responsible for understanding the day’s stories, sourcing visual material from our wire service partners, and preparing it for live on-air broadcast. You will work collaboratively with our editorial team to ensure we broadcast outstanding visuals that illustrate the news of the day.

This role is ideal for someone with a strong interest in both video post-production and broadcast journalism.

Key Responsibilities

    • Create a plan for visual illustration of news stories in close collaboration with our broadcast journalists
    • Source video clips and images from wire services and other online sources, exercising strong visual and editorial judgement to select the best imagery
    • Prepare the material for broadcast: select in and out points; adjust audio levels, colors, and framing as needed; load the material into our rundown system for broadcast

Qualifications

    • Mastery of Adobe Premiere (After Effects knowledge is a plus)
    • Interest in journalism (especially in live TV news) and evidence of strong editorial judgement
    • A clear understanding of the technical aspects of video post-production (framerates, codecs, interlacing, etc.) is essential
    • Experience with wire services (AP, Reuters, AFP, etc.) is a big plus
    • Experience with live news rundown systems (ENPS, iNews) is a big plus
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Available to work from our office in lower Manhattan