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Tribune Company

Fort Smith, AR
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  • Editor, News

    Location US-AR-Fort Smith
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/18/2018 3:04 PM)
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  • Overview

    The primary responsibility of the News Editor is to edit in a concise, efficient and timely manner any assigned news broadcast video/audio. The News Editor also ensures the video in newscasts meet our video/audio quality standards.



    1. Operate non-linear editing systems, primarily Final Cut Pro X.
    2. Complete editing assignments under extreme deadline pressure.
    3. Monitors and records microwave/satellite/cellular bonding feeds.
    4. Knowledge of FTP clients, servers and file sharing workflows.
    5. Operate digital routers.
    6. Troubleshoot editing-related equipment problems, report malfunctions and works with Engineering Dept. to resolve the issue.
    7. Communicate directly with Photographers, Reporters and Producers.
    8. Ability to adapt to changes with digital technology.
    9. Ensure Video and Audio match scripts.
    10. Ensure Video and Audio meet KFSM standards.


    1. Performs other duties as assigned.
    2. Work with other departments for video needs.



    Experience in non-linear video editing applications. Experience using PC and Mac computers. Ability to type. Ability to handle telephones and other such equipment. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one). Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.



    Dexterity to operate buttons, switches and knobs on editing equipment. Ability to communicate in office settings. Ability to view computer screens for extended length of time. Ability to drive news vehicles.



    INTERNAL CONTACTS                                      

    News Photographers, News Managers, Producers, Assignment Desk, Reporters, Engineering Staff.


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    Company Info

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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