Video Editor/Newscast Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Myrtle Beach,SC

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


Video Editor/Newscast Director operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming as well as directing live newscasts for air and streaming using a semi-automated directing system


Additional Job Description:

  • Organizes and strings together raw footage into a continuous whole according to scripts or instructions for newscasts and other programming
  • Reviews assembled footage on screens or monitors to determine whether corrections are necessary
  • Trims filmed segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments into sequences that present stories with maximum effect
  • Determines the specific audio and visual effects necessary to complete spots
  • Sets up and operates computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product
  • Selects and combines the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, work product and desired effects
  • Maintains editing equipment.  Performs other duties as assigned
  • Executes Producer’s vision for newscast with accuracy and attention to detail in both pre-show preparation and in show switching using code-based directing system
  • Makes adjustments on the fly to accommodate ever-changing show scripts and breaking news




  • Minimum two years’ experience operating video editing equipment
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Proficiency with video editing equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in high pressure, fast-paced situations
  • Live-broadcast and directing experience is a plus, but not required


  • High school diploma
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written



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