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CGTN is looking for an outstanding video editor for its Features unit.
The candidate must assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches producer’s vision and is suitable for broadcasting. Experience in long -form is necessary.
Combine raw footage from various sources and shoots with other scenes to create a cohesive story.
Gather and transfer all forms of media into editing software and ensure each is in appropriate format (e.g. frame rate, frame size, field order etc)
Edit footage on timelines and adjust length of shots to create a more impactful pacing for the story
Combine visual footage with audio sound effects, dialogue, ambient sound and a musical soundtrack to create more drama in the story
Create and export rough and final cuts in appropriate formats
Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
Ensure video (luminance and color) and audio levels are seamless and unified throughout the edit (color correction, audio mixing)
Ensure video and audio levels are within legal limits for broadcasting.
Ensure the correct formatting and presentation for finalized videos according to different deliverable specifications
Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry’s best practices to maximize efficiency.
Qualifications and Skills
Proven work experience as a Video Editor with at least 3 years’ broadcast news experience, preferably with internationally-renowned media organizations
Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Edius, Lightworks, Premiere Pro, After Effects and Final Cut)
Thorough knowledge of timing, self-motivation and initiative would also be worthwhile strengths in the applicant.
Creative mind and storytelling skills.
Calm under pressure and a strong team player.
Ability and willingness to self-produce as needed, e.g. searching for/double checking relevant information, finding additional picture elements from available sources, ensuring used materials are properly licensed and credited.
BS degree in film studies, cinematography or related field
Native or fluent English speaker, with proficiency in written English.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $0.00 per hour
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