News Editor

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: Fairway, KS
Full Time

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KCTV:
KCTV5 is the CBS affiliate serving the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Job Summary/Description:
KCTV5 is in search of a self-motivated and creative Editor. The Editor is responsible for editing regularly scheduled newscasts and special projects and performs related job duties including archiving and back-up content.

Essential Job Functions:
70% – Edits video content
20% – Perform related job duties including archiving and back-up content
10% – Communicate with field crews to tune live shots and check audio levels, along with recording various news elements, newscasts and live events for KCTV.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– Knowledge of current state-of-the-art editing equipment.
– Experience with Avid News-cutter preferred.
– Experience with Edius and other non-linear systems a plus.
– Ability to share signals with other TV affiliates.
– Shooting experience preferred.
– Good attention to detail.

Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.
Minimum of 3 years editing experience in a local news environment, preferably in top 50 DMA. Previous editing experience in a production house environment may substitute for one year of news editing experience.

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

KCTV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company