WABE

Salary Range:$55,000.00 To 70,000.00 Annually

 

WABE is Atlanta’s choice for NPR, PBS, and local news and storytelling. We inform, inspire, reflect, and empower greater Atlanta to drive community belonging, stoke civic participation, and advance equity. WABE is a non-profit, public media service broadcasting and streaming via WABE90.1FM, WABE TV, WABE.org, and numerous podcasts and digital offerings. 

 

WABE is growing our operation to strengthen the local newsroom, ramp up original storytelling and reach audiences on every vital digital platform. In our 75th year, it’s time to elevate our operation and grow our major donor support, philanthropic grant support and collaborations in the community. 

 

For more information on the broadcast service, programming and opportunities, please visit www.wabe.org 

 

Assistant Editor 

WABE Studios is looking to hire a talented and experienced Assistant Editor to join our video team. As an assistant editor, you will be responsible for ingesting media, organizing the shared storage, exporting cuts, uploading final episodes for broadcast, and editing video content, applying artistic editing techniques, and creating finished, broadcast-worthy projects that accurately reflect the vision of the projects. The ideal candidate has previous assistant editor experience in a fast-paced production company, broadcast environment, or post-production facility. They are motivated storytellers who is flexible, highly organized, and can adapt quickly to changing goals and objectives. 

 

Accountabilities: 

  • Use Adobe Premiere and AVID to organize media 

  • Light editing on episodic television and short-form content for WABE TV, PBS Passport, WABE.org and any digital or social platform. 

  • Create and organize projects from scratch 

  • Ingest footage and elements from studio tapings, and group multi-cam footage 

  • Transcode footage of all formats from various sources 

  • Review raw material and selecting the best bites and shots to tell a compelling story 

  • Trim footage and putting together the rough project 

  • Create some motion graphic elements using After Effects and Photoshop 

  • Insert dialog, sound effects, music, graphics, and special effects into project timelines 

  • Take notes and direction from producers, post supervisors, and editors to implement feedback quickly. 

  • Meet daily deadlines 

  • Self-manage projects assets from the cloud archive and maintain organized project structures. 

  • Adhere to technical SOPs and delivering final cuts to broadcast 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

Credentials/Education Required:  

  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as an assistant editor or video editor in a production company, broadcast environment, or post-production facility 

  • Excellent knowledge of video editing software (AVID, Premiere, etc) 
  • Knowledge of graphic design tools and Adobe suites 

 

Abilities and Traits:  

  • An eye and mindset for storytelling 

  • A strong feel for how sound and music help tell a story. 

  • Highly organized with good technical & broadcast knowledge 

  • Exceptional attention to detail and an artistic sense 

  • Proactive and flexible approach to work; comfortable with changing goals and objectives 

  • Asset management experience 

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills 

  • Strong storytelling capabilities 

  • Ability to work independently whilst contributing to overall team goals 

 

 

 

Work Environment & Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods during the day. Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist or lifting as required (up to 10 lbs.), filing documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. Ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. Candidates must be willing to work in a hybrid environment but provide their own transportation to the station. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to support departmental events or during high-volume periods (membership campaigns).    

To apply for this job please visit workforcenow.adp.com.