News Editor, PT



Job Description:

WABC-TV’s News Editor will work closely with Media Managers and News Producers to ensure the timely production of newscasts and special projects.  This position will work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays.

Daily Hire is an employee hired to work on a daily basis with no requirement of a regular schedule.

Responsibilities & Duties of the Role:

  • Edit packages, voice overs, and sound for newscasts under tight deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in non-linear editing techniques (Premiere preferred), computer literate, as well as experience with one or more newsroom systems such as AP ENPS, iNews or Dalet.
  • Monitor the news rundown.
  • Highly organized and used to working under tight deadlines while working on multiple, overlapping projects.

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • 3 years television news editing experience, and multiple years of experience working in a TV newsroom exercising editorial judgement.
  • Must be willing to work any shift and weekend days.

Required Education

  • High school degree or equivalent

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

The pay rate for this daily hire role in New York is is $32 to $44 per hour.


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