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Editor

11173

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Production
Studio City
Full-Time

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as CBSNews.com and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  

 

CBS News is seeking to fill a full-time Avid Editor for the LA Bureau to support CBS Mornings, the Evening News and other LA-based programming. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of non-linear editing experience and the ability to work in a highly deadline-driven environment. Ideal candidate should have basic media manager skills which include the ability to transcode, ingest and route signals remotely and in the bureau. He/she will have strong communication skills with the ability to build strong professional relationships and work calmly under pressure. This is a hybrid in which the editor works from home and should be prepared to come into the bureau when needed.

Responsibilities:
· Schedule typically begins at 5p and goes into the overnight hours
· Work with editorial staff to creatively craft video packages for broadcast on deadline
· Ensure proper adherence to documented guidelines and departmental procedures regarding delivery specifications for various broadcasts and platforms
· Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with producers and correspondents

QUALIFICATIONS:
· Minimum 3 - 5 years non-linear editing experience on Avid Media Composer at a network or production facility
· Experience in an Avid Interplay environment is a plus
· Experience in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Media Encoder is a plus
· Familiarity with Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Prelude and all Apps associated with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
· A thorough understanding of media management in a production environment is expected
· On-line demo of recent work
· Working flexible and occasional long hours often under tight deadline.
· Must be a self-starter and require minimal supervision

CORE COMPETENCIES:
*Strong verbal communication skills.
*Ability to multitask and work under tight deadline.
*Professional work ethic and attention to detail.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
*2 year college degree or trade school equivalent preferred.
*3-5 years of major market television experience.
*Knowledge of all OSHA safety rule-certification preferred.
*Available to work any days & shifts in a 24/7 broadcast environment.

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles