News Video Editor

Posted On: September 16, 2022
Station/Company: KOIN-TV
Location: Portland Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

News Video Editor
JOB SUMMARY: The Editor integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories as well as completing daily editing projects for multiple platforms. Edits news stories for news broadcast and other news projects using non-linear computer editing systems.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between KOIN and NABET-CWA Local 51 Union.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
• Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
• Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed.
• Collaborate with reporters to obtain concise and accurate news stories.
• Route TVU and microwave live signals

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software.
• Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods; finds alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
• Detail oriented.
Education/Experience: College degree or minimum 1-year relative experience in the field.

Training/Equipment: Experience using Adobe Premier preferred.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be willing and able to work weekends (Saturdays and Sundays), as well as be able to work any and all shifts as necessary, including overnights/early mornings, nights, and holidays. Employee must be able to conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the employee must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between KOIN and NABET-CWA Local 51 Union.

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

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ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN-TV is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing exceptional local news content on air and online (, CBS Network programming and syndicated entertainment to viewers across Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN News is Watching Out for You with 51 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather, traffic, KOIN News AM-Extra and Game-On! KOIN-TV is a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. television station serving Oregon and SW Washington from its studios in downtown Portland, OR. Nexstar is the largest local television broadcast and digital media company in the nation with a portfolio of 197 full power owned or serviced stations in 115 markets reaching approximately 63% of US television households. Today, as one of the most powerful and trusted voices in America, Nexstar remains true to its mission to uphold the public interest principles of localism, diversity and trustworthy, unbiased broadcast journalism. At the same time, the company continues to simultaneously raise its commitment to support the evolving needs and interests of the local viewers, hometown businesses and community organizations that it proudly serves each day.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us.


KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.

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Expiration: October 16, 2022