8 hours


Tribune Company
Sacramento, CA
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Editor
  • Editor

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    News Operations
  • Overview

    MAJOR PURPOSE: The ideal candidate is a Final Cut Pro wizard who thrives under pressure in a fast-paced environment. You will oversee the editing for our newscasts, coordinate feeds, and edit, edit, edit! Final Cut Pro 7, communication and multi-tasking skills a must. Newsroom experience pred. Studio experience a plus.

    Hours could include evenings, early mornings, weekends and holidays.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Editing for the 5-6:30 and 10p newscasts (VOs, SOTs, VOSOTs, PKGs, Cold Opens, Special Projects, Etc.)
    • Feed coordinator
    • Liaison between producers and newsroom assistants
    • Delegating editing projects
    • Ensuring deadlines are met
    • Editing, running cameras, floor, prompter or audio in a pinch
    • Finding archived video
    • Other duties as assigned


    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • This position requires a person who is the ultimate multi-tasker. You need to be creative and technical, have a passion for people and telling stories.
    • Supervise the pre-production side of our broadcast and ensure the highest quality broadcast reaches air. You will also sometimes only have seconds to recognize a potential problem and communicate it with the producer and/or director.
    • Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure and work well with others. Strong organizational and logistical skills are a must.  Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends.
    • Applicants must demonstrate creativity, initiative, and a desire to try and create new things.
    • Must be able to make and execute last second decisions.


    Working Relationships

    • Must be able to work closely with Producer, Director, Transmission, Engineering, Floor Crew, other editors and newsroom assistants



    Physical Demands

    • Required to sit for long periods of time



    Education and Experience

    • College degree or equivalent related experience is required.
    • 2 years experience as an editor.
    • Working knowledge of ENPS, INEWS or OPUS.
    • Must be proficient in Final Cut Pro 7 and/or X

    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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