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Videographer/Editor - WNYT-TV

17 Mar, 2023

Requisition #:  23-1074 - Videographer/Editor - WNYT-TV

About Us:  Nestled between two beautiful mountain ranges lies the capital of New York State and the heart of the Capital Region. We are very proud of our diverse culture, our gorgeous landscape, and the world-class entertainment we enjoy every day. We are 3 short hours away from Boston or New York City -- in fact, you can take in a Broadway show or a professional sports game and get back home in time to visit one of our many craft breweries! When you join the community of the Capital Region and #TEAM13, you join a family of talented, diverse, smart, and welcoming professionals. At WNYT, we work as a team every single day. A team where collaboration is at the forefront and every opinion is valued. At NewsChannel 13, our mission is to serve the greater good of our communities and clients with local, authentic, solution-based content. We are the coverage you can trust.

Job Overview:  Shoot videos and edit news stories for newscasts on a daily basis. 

Job Responsibilities:

1 year of news videography and editing experience preferred

Must be proficient with current broadcast cameras and editing equipment.

Has basic knowledge and proficiency in non-linear editing. 

Ability to work alone and with a Reporter

Must be reliable and able to work additional hours if needed

Must possess a valid driver's license and a safe driving record as determined by the Company.

The driving record will be checked. 

Good news judgment and thorough understanding of daily news content

Ability to read, write and speak English well

Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Familiarity with video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro is preferred but not required

Must be able to periodically work various shifts outside of regular schedule including days, nights, weekends, overnights, and holidays. 

Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules including when called to cover breaking news, as assigned.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to work in areas and conditions that are often noisy, have many distractions, and are in extreme weather (heat and cold). Must have the manual dexterity to operate the camera and editing equipment. Must be able to move quickly inside and outside on uneven and unfamiliar terrain. Work under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Must be able to lift, carry and move up to 80lbs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to drive news vehicles. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform the essential job functions.


Shoot steady, sequenced video with good, clean audio for news, weather, and sports for daily newscasts, specials, and station websites as well as social media under tight deadlines.

Edit video and audio for news stories such as VOS, VOSOTS, and reporter packages using video editing software under tight deadlines and in stressful situations.

At times, may conduct interviews for broadcast. May also use questions supplied by Producers, Reporters, or News management. 

Work in tandem with a Reporter to tell a story

Learn and operate effectively new technology and equipment

Communicate frequently throughout the day and work collaboratively with others in the Newsroom including Reporters, Anchors, Producers, Assignment Desk, Creative Services, and other Photographers about the assigned story and other assignments.

Respond and work well in a crisis and during breaking news. Manage last-minute and unexpected changes. 

Communicate quickly and clearly to the necessary staff.

Attend editorial and other meetings. Come prepared to meetings and interact professionally with others. 

Contributes story ideas on a daily basis.

Is knowledgeable of local, national, and world events. 

Is aware of what is going on in the community.

Drive company vehicles to and from stories under various driving conditions. 

Obey all traffic laws and safety rules of the road while in a company vehicle. 

Report any problems or concerns with the vehicle and/or traffic incidents promptly.

Keep vehicles clean and in good condition. 

Ensure equipment is in good working condition.

Build good working relationships with coworkers, customers, vendors, and the general public

Act in a professional, courteous manner when representing the station and the News Department

Pay range: $18 - $25 / hour


EEO Statement:          We are an equal-opportunity employer

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