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Digital Video Editor – Gannett – Atlanta, GA


Company: Gannett

Location: Atlanta, GA

  • Full Time

Gannett

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

We’re looking for a natural-born video storyteller to join USA TODAY’s video team to edit videos for YouTube and OTT platforms. If you can’t wait to dive into an Adobe project and create something amazing for millions of people to see, then we need you!

The USA TODAY Digital Video Editor will be responsible for coming up with new video ideas using USA TODAY Network’s video content, third-party content, and evergreen content to expand our footprint in digital media. This person will utilize a massive library of existing video content and come up with innovative video compilations for OTT platforms and YouTube.

The USA TODAY Digital Video Editor will work alongside teams such as the Humankind brands (Animalkind, Humankind, Militarykind), as well as News, special projects and Sports, to help increase their video content offerings on OTT platforms and YouTube.

The right candidate should be familiar with creating mid- and long-form digital videos. This editor will work with the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically After Effects and Premiere. The ideal USA TODAY Digital Video Editor will dig into templates to optimize and change graphics to complete new video compilations. The ideal editor candidate is excited to see their content go viral and passionate about the success of the USA TODAY Video brand as a whole.

The right candidate will also be a team player with excellent communication skills, is quick to respond to requests and assignments, is receptive to feedback, and is a self-starter who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

Atlanta, New York, Phoenix, Washington D.C. only.

Responsibilities:

  • Editing original video and photo content using the Adobe Suite
  • Finding and pitching unique mid to long form video ideas
  • Organize and manage media for USA TODAY Video brands

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of editing experience
  • Editorial storytelling experience preferred
  • Mandatory experience editing for news and/or digital
  • Motion graphics editing is a plus
  • Excellent communications skills, online and in person, with the community and fellow journalists.
  • Works collaboratively with a passionate and highly motivated team of videographers, reporters, editors and producers.
  • Experience using After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop is a must
  • Working knowledge of the best types of videos for variety of video platforms including YouTube and OTT.

HOW TO APPLY

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

1. Your resume – one to two pages.

2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.

3. Links to 3-5 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled in a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

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Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

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