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Editor / Director (Freelance)


Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15222

Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)
Required Skills: § Ability to multi-task. § Ability to meet deadlines. § Excellent news judgment and ability to problem-solve. § Skilled at editing voiceovers, sound bites and reporter packages in a non-linear system. § Creative editor who has a vision for the way a story should look on-air and the ability to execute that vision; not just a video "cutter." § Creative director who can collaborate with others to craft memorable shows on a daily basis. § Ability to stay focused in the director’s chair in breaking news situations. § Self-motivated team player and leader with great people skills who can take direction from managers and work in collaboration with a team of talented producers, photographers, editors, talent and a full studio crew to execute the station’s mission for a newscast. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: § College Degree required. § At least 2 years’ experience directing live news broadcasts in a commercial broadcast setting. § At least 2 years’ experience editing in a non-linear format. Experience with Grass Valley editing/playback system a plus. § Experience with emerging media techniques and equipment in a newsroom setting a plus. § Must be able to work all shifts.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh