Nexstar Media Group

TV News Video Editor/Photographer Trainee

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Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Position Summary

WAVY-TV 10/WVBT FOX43 is looking for a full-time Video News Editor/Photographer Trainee to edit for all newscasts. The News Editor/Photographer operates editing and camera equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 video 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 cameras, 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
  • Trains to become a News Photographer
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

 Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma (college preferred)
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Minimum one year 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
  • Willing to work and all shifts, including early mornings, evenings, Holidays and weekends

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The News Editor/Photographer Trainee must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work outdoors, and indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the News Editor/Photographer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Must be able to lift 60 pounds on a regular basis. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

To be considered for this job you must apply online at:


Please remember to upload a copy of your cover letter and resume. 

No calls. 




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