• Picture Editor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(06/07/2018 16:01)
    Job ID
    2018-1385
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Newsrooms
  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.

     

    To edit pictures and audio for high-quality for on the day news reports and long form specialist reports, working to tight deadlines for delivery of the 7pm programme. To assist in and oversee the efficient operation of the AVID production system, including all aspects of media management, newsroom and desktop editing, and transmission.

    Responsibilities

    • Operate ITN’s digital editing system, AVID Newscutter to a high standard.
    • Delivering to very tight deadlines.
    • Knowledge of Premier editing.
    • Develop your personal editing skills on AVID, using the full functionality of the system in a creative and innovative fashion.
    • Edit high-quality, creative reports for the nightly programme.
    • Edit breaking-news packages with little supervision.
    • Edit long form films either on the day or over a longer period.
    • Work closely with reporters, producers and programme editors over the content, structure and deadline of edits.
    • To understand all aspects of the digital workflow in the Channel 4 News technology production.
    • Communicate clearly with journalists and studio production staff.
    • Work effectively with other parts of the C4 News production teams, graphic designers, studio crews, and the online team.
    • Fulfil all aspects of media management in the AVID system, including ingest of multi-format media, audio and graphics, transmission, deletion of content, and compilation of clean-feeds, following the documented workflow.
    • Work closely with Server Managers and Studio Support staff to identify and resolve problems affecting the servers and other related equipment.
    • Support production teams in their use of the digital editing system including, Assist and Newscutter XP
    • Provide occasional training on these systems as directed.
    • Support or deputise for the Post Production Technology Manager for short periods as required.

    Qualifications

    • Good knowledge of editing software Avid and Premier
    • Calm under pressure
    • PC and MS Office literate
    • Working to tight deadlines
    • MAC literate
    • Attention to detail
    • Team player
    • Flexible and adaptable approach

    This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role. It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.

    Equal Opportunities Policy

    ITN is an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities.

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