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CBS Corporation Editor - 60 Minutes in New York, New York

Editor - 60 Minutes

REF#: 34059

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS News

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Use Avid Media Composer to edit magazine-style stories, roughly 12 minutes in length.

  • Collaborate with producers and associate producers in storytelling, context and fairness.

  • Create compelling stories ranging from newsmakers to profiles to features.

  • Become immersed in interviews and B-roll and provide the creative spark for a story.

  • Create work that is polished, smooth and graceful.

  • Direct correspondents during narration sessions.

  • Edit additional story-related material for social media and web.

  • Maintain the highest ethical standards for use of picture and sound.

  • Consult with camera crews prior to shoots when needed.

  • Work professionally and respectfully under extreme deadline pressure.

  • Stay current with new recording formats and file delivery.

  • Adhere to 60 Minutes media management and archiving policies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum ten years editing with Avid Media Composer in the workplace.

  • Service with a smile; positive and friendly attitude.

  • Able to interact professionally and respectfully with staff (from executive producer to interns).

  • Excellent communication and time-management.

  • Able to admit mistakes and learn from them, and receive constructive criticism. Leave ego at the door.

  • Experience with professional disc and tape machines for XDCAM, Betacam, U-Matic, DVCPRO, etc.

  • Available for occasional long nights and weekends, especially week of air.

  • IBEW membership, or willingness to join if hired.

  • Helpful but not required: Adobe Media Encoder, Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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