Editor (TV)

Location: IN – Indianapolis



Job Description




Position:    Editor (TV)                                                      Reports To:  Senior Editor

Location:    Indianapolis                                                    Department:  Production

FLSA:         Non-Exempt                                                    Station:





Mandate:  To professionally* and competently* assist the Senior Editor in producing daily video programming that includes pre and post-production duties.           



Main Responsibilities

  • Administration
  • Self-Management
  • Professional Development


Objectives (by Responsibility )




  1. Proficiently operate studio/field camera.
  2. Give studio floor direction.
  3. Perform audio/video control room tasks.
  4. Edit video and voice stories
  5. Liaison with Senior Editor
  6. Produce and direct field and studio productions



Self- Management


  1.       To ensure that appropriate Self-Management is exercised at all times, as it applies to the overall function and specifically as it relates to:



  • Overall Professionalism
  • Judgement
  • Propriety
  • Dress code (should be consistent with your job function, including appropriate grooming)
  • Confidentiality (at all times)
  • Managing Emotions ( Emotional Maturity and control in all situations)
  • Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)
  • Being self-directed
  • Accepting responsibility
  • Being accountable
  • Self-critiquing
  • Accepting and growing with others Critique


  • Being objective (issue relevant)
  • Building and maintaining workable relationships
  • Suspending judgment (when relevant)
  • Not discriminating
  • Being accepting rather than judgmental (when appropriate)
  • Allowing others their feelings
  • Extending common courtesies
  • Behaving out of a sense of urgency (when appropriate)
  • Striving for Balance
  • Appropriately delegating
  • Evolving self-awareness
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making (within scope of the function)


Professional Development


  1. To attend all relevant skill building workshops as requested.
  2. To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.
  3. To drive your own Performance Appraisal every six months.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each main responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/ or Experience

High School diploma or general education degree (GED); one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills

Must be fluent in Spanish and English.  Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English and Spanish.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written and oral instructions.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to operate television studio cameras/lighting and associated equipment, video production switcher, chyron graphics, audio-processing equipment(digital or analog) and a computer for controlling video automation system and general office functionality. Experience with New Tek Tricaster, PowerPoint, Adobe creative suite (Premier Pro, Photoshop, After Effects and Audition) is a plus.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






* Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times.

*Competence is defined as using “effectiveness and efficiency” in equal measure at all times.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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