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Investigative Video Editor

Scripps Media, Inc.
Washington, DC 20004
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The Company

TheE.W. ScrippsCompany serves a national and global audience through a growing portfolio of media brands including Newsy a national news network delivering original programming, documentaries and investigative reporting that blends impactful journalism with in-depth visual storytelling. Newsy can be found anywhere audiences watch television: through most of the countrys largest cable services, all of the major over-the-top platforms as well as at newsy.com and through its mobile app. We are a company obsessed with getting it right, but were not afraid to experiment and, occasionally, to fail. We are looking for ambitious, curious, talented, people who tackle problems with creative solutions, and who love the energy of a collaborative, team-oriented creative process.

The Job

We are looking for an experienced video editor with a passion for narrative storytelling and a passion for ambitious and original journalism to work with our award winning investigative team. Were a small team, so we need someone who can work both independently and collaboratively, has high-output organizational skills and able to weave video, audio, data analysis, graphics, documents and other elements into a finished polished product for publication. The successful candidate will bring journalistic integrity as well as cinematic and graphic skills. This is a full-time role based in our Washington DC office.


  • Edit investigations, special projects or other video content generated by the investigative team for use on multiple platforms.
  • Set a high standard in video editing, 2D/3D motion graphics, effect compositing, color correction, and audio sweetening for a national audience.
  • Schedule and record voice tracks in the sound studio.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop project specific visual styles and techniques to enhance storytelling and creating outstanding audio visual experiences.
  • Manage media assets and project archiving systems
  • Compress final projects to a variety of formats
  • Manage content deliverables to the respective destinations.
  • Manage and update stock video, sound effects and music libraries.
  • Develop post production workflows as needed.
  • Research and recommend post production hardware and software needs.
  • Provide creative overview, guidance and/or training for other video editors at the bureau.

  • Build and help with production of marketing and promotional materials

  • Bring excitement and creativity to building engaging, impactful narrative-driven investigations.

Education & Experience / Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, film production or equivalent experience required
  • 5-7 years editing experience
  • 5-7 years graphic experience
  • Two years post production supervisory experience a plus

Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency/Expert level knowledge in non-linear video editing and related software to include Premier Pro, After Effects and Photoshop
  • Advanced knowledge of digital workflows
  • Maintenance of digital asset management systems
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively and always creatively
  • Work well under pressure in a team environment and able to juggle multiple editing and/or graphics projects
  • Manage deadlines and delivery schedule
  • Production experience including shooting and lighting

Work Environment:

  • Collaborative
  • Travel not required
  • Overtime, weekend and/or holiday work may be required

Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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