WFFT-TV has an part time opening for a highly motivated and creative News Video Editor to work in a very competitive news market.

This person will edit weekend evening newscasts and work 3 days during the week.

Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining great pictures and sound with compelling writing.

Job Responsibilities:

Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines. Must be able to handle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.

Nonlinear editing (using Newscutter and Edius) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and pre-production material.

Edit raw video to predetermined lengths to tell compelling, understandable and accurate visual stories, following the instructions of producers, writers, reporters, supervisors, etc.

Exercise excellent professional judgment based on current broadcast industry video and audio quality and editing standards.

Follow station policies regarding journalistic standards of good taste, quality and appropriateness, and alert managers when questions arise regarding any of these concerns.

Coordinate editing information with writer, reporter, producer and/or supervisors.

Locate, and file archival video.

Record video and audio feeds from sources including microwave, satellite, fiber, phone, and other web-based/internet feeds.

Upload video to FTP sites

May be assigned other duties.

Required Skills

Ability to edit on non-linear equipment.

Able to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.

Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.

Experience with video photography a plus

Stew Hirsch

News Director, WFFT-TV

3707 Hillegas Rd

Fort Wayne, IN 46808

260-407-5230 (direct)

513-404-7058 (cell)


Job Type: Part-time

Required experience:

  • editing: 1 year