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Nexstar Media Group Editor I, News in Amarillo, Texas

The News Editor operates editing equipment to produce images or scenes for newscasts and other programming.

  • 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

    Requirements & Skills :

  • High school diploma

  • Fluency in English

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • 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

    Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 200 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 68% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit .

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