Part-Time Local News Editor

Part-time Position, Available on: 2023-12-28

WGAL-TV, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate located in the Lancaster-Lebanon-Harrisburg-York, PA market, has an opening for a highly motivated and creative part-time News Editor to work in a great newsroom with a team first attitude. This position will cover news stories as assigned. Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.

Job Responsibilities:

Edit stories, creative cold opens, videos, and newscasts for multiple news platforms
Maintain news archives
Operate electronic newsgathering equipment
Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material
Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters, and managers to produce high quality stories
Ensuring proper storage and organization of media files
Maintaining standards for all edited material
Taking in ENG and SNG feeds
Any other editing duties as assigned by news managers
In-person attendance is required
Qualifications Requirements:

Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment
Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere
Ability to edit on non- linear equipment, including Final Cut Pro, and Premier systems
Able to multi-task different editing assignments reaching a large audience
Knowledge of current television production techniques
Communicate effectively with photographers and producers
Ability to record multiple feeds a plus
Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms
Able to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution
Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record
Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) is preferred
Military on-air producing experience will be considered
Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus
Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

Company: WGAL

1300 Columbia Ave. Lancaster, PA, 17603

Contact: Human Resources
(212) 887-6800