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Creative Editor

Tribune Company
New York, NY
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Creative Editor in New York, New York | Careers at NY-New York;220 E. 42nd Street (WPIX)
  • Creative Editor

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/29/2019 8:46 PM)
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  • Overview

    WPIX-TV has an opening for a Creative Editor to edit promotional material for air.


    • All post-producing and tagging for network and syndicated programming for WPIX and WSFL.
    • Downloading materials, promos and clip reels from various external content distributers.
    • The disseminating of Cable spots during media buying periods via Extreme Reach
    • Editing Digital and Promotional content as needed
    • Working with the Traffic and Creative Departments to coordinate and create and distribute Sales assets, materials and billboards
    • Transfer completed edit sessions to WPIX’s automation system (Brutus).  Obtain files from external vendors such as Extreme Reach, Yangaroo, On the Spot Media, etc.
    • Maintain graphic safe standards including material to air on WPIX-TV’s SD Sub Channels
    • Edit electronically gathered Video / Audio material for a Newscast, while ensuring that Audio and Video technical specifications meet all WPIX Broadcast standards. Must edit quickly and accurately in a deadline sensitive environment.
    • Using Windows and Mac based software, transcode video files from various sources for use in Edit sessions.  Must have expertise with Adobe Premiere and Apple Final Cut Editing software. Also must have experience with third party Editing plugins and Tools for Editing such as Genarts Sapphire, Red Giant Magic Bullet and Davinci Resolve.
    • Operation of, Routers, Waveform Scopes, Vector Scopes and related monitoring devices for Broadcast Video and audio.
    • Must be extremely familiar with the WPIX Programming schedule in order to ensure accuracy of promotional material delivered for air.



    College graduate or technical training equivalent.  Communications, Electronic Technology, or related degree is helpful.  Three years of related job experience.




    Ability to sit for long periods.  Able to execute commands based upon aural directives.

    High visual and aural acuity along with data entry using a keyboard. 




    Exposure to low noise levels



    Ability to work alone without supervision.  Ability to work under tight deadline and time constraints.   Ability to make quick decisions and create packages (stories) that are both content coherent and technically accurate. Candidate must be self- sufficient, a team player, and able to handle multiple projects with short turn-around time. Attention to detail is critical. Must be flexible regarding schedule.  Weekends, Overnights and Holidays may be necessary.




    Understanding of basic Video theory and technique.    Extensive knowledge of the Windows and MAC Operating systems.  Must have high level computer skills.  Knowledge of FCC regulations in regard to both technical Audio/Video standards and content restrictions to ensure WPIX compliance with FCC rules.




    The Creative Editor must often make critical last-minute decisions involving the delivery of promotional material for Air.   Due to the nature of the Television business, quick and accurate decision-making abilities are critical.    Failure to act quickly and accurately can result in legal action taken against the station.   




    Internal:          Contact primarily with Creative and Traffic departments.

    External:         WPIX Audio/Video Path and Downlink vendors.


    Equal Employment Opportunity



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    Posted: 2019-05-23 Expires: 2019-06-22

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