News Editor

Univision Communications Inc. Dallas, TX





News Editor


Dallas, TX


Local Media


Job Number #:18-03

Univision Local Media Dallas is seeking a dedicated News Editor who will be responsible for editing a wide range of content for news stories and news produced shows. The ideal candidate is successful at multi-tasking and working under pressure and tight deadlines. Our news editors also cut packages for field crews as necessary, and are responsible for coaching and mentoring our reporters and MMJs to enhance sweeps stories for air. Works with chief photographer, photographers and reporters to talk through story execution and makes suggestions on how a story could be produced.

Job Responsibilities

* Perform video and audio editing using cuts or effects as needed, and synchronize video and audio in pre-recorded tracks.

* Use/mix natural sound into the stories being edited and use graphics and other production tools to enhance a story.

* Must be able to read a news rundown and identify a VOICE OVER, FULL TRACK and any combination of video, sound and graphics.

* Ability to record various video feeds simultaneously.

* Must be able to label, codify and enter video information into library system.

* Must be able to work with a non-linear archive system.

* Prepare video for newscasts as assigned using server-based editing and playback system.

* Might be required to upload video, digital pictures, and copy to the station's website.

* Might be asked to help with field production needs, including but not limited to: operating live truck or other equipment used in live transmissions.

* Assist with news production and assignment desk as assigned.

* Other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills & Experience

* High School Diploma

* Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills both written and oral

* Knowledge of editing software's such as Premier Pro and Avid

* Must have general knowledge of satellite and ENG news gathering

* Must have knowledge of Avid Editing System (non-linear)

* Should be both MAC and PC proficient

* Valid Texas Driver's license with clean driving record, as driving a news vehicle daily to and from stories is an essential part of the daily routine


Desired Skills & Experience

* Bachelor's Degree in Radio Television Production/Engineering or minimum of 2-3 years equivalent experience as a news photographer in a television news operation or similar environment

* Detail oriented & strong organizations skills

* Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment independently, manage simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines

* Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays with flexibility to alter shifts/days off to accommodate projects and departmental objectives

Physical Requirements

* Must be able to lift heavy equipment up to 45 pounds, bend and set-up equipment for remotes to allow transmission of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station

* Must possess vision and hearing acuity, clear and audible speech

* Manual dexterity in use of keyboard, videotape machines, cameras and other broadcast equipment

* Must be able to sit for long periods of time

* Must be able to work in outdoor and inclement weather conditions

Eligibility Requirements

* Must be willing to work from office in Dallas, TX

* Employment/education will be verified

* Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is a top-tier multimedia company with 17 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 59 TV stations; 67 radio stations; online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities. UCI focuses on delivering a branded experience everywhere its audience is, reaching 89 million unduplicated consumers monthly across its portfolio. As a mission-driven Company, UCI is committed to informing, entertaining and empowering Hispanic America.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) en una empresa multimedia del más alto nivel, con 17 cadenas de televisión de señal abierta, por cable y digital; 59 estaciones de TV; 67 emisoras de radio; aplicaciones en línea y para dispositivos móviles, productos y sedes para creación de contenido. UCI se centra en ofrecer una experiencia con la marca dondequiera que esté su audiencia, alcanzando a más de 89M de consumidores mensuales en todas las plataformas. Como Compañía impulsada por una misión, UCI se centra en informar, entretener y empoderar a la comunidad hispana en los Estados Unidos.

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Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled

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