Assistant Editor, Video

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Mass Media
New York, NY
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Full-Time, LLC

Alexandra Clinton
Executive Editor

Salon is currently seeking an Assistant Editor of Video. This job is an
in-studio opportunity working out of Salon’s midtown office. The assistant
editor will be responsible for editing Salon’s digital video shows—which
range from celebrity interviews, to politics roundtables, to food
demonstrations with chefs—using Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as
post-production tasks, including cutting relevant clips for social media and
creating on-screen text and graphics. The assistant editor will also prepare
the studio for filming and operate camera and audio equipment. The ideal
candidate is a highly organized self-starter who thrives in a deadline-driven
environment and has experience in journalism. This position reports to the
Executive Producer and is a full time position with benefits covered under
the Writers Guild of America, East, Collective Bargaining Agreement.

- Run technical, audio and visual aspects of daily video shoots for SalonTV
using Canon C-100 cameras
- Edit multi-camera interviews into polished full episodes and clips using
Adobe Premiere
- Work through different edit versions and notes with Executive Producer
- Create on-screen text and graphics to support interview content
- Write headlines and video descriptions
- Check over all technical, visual and editorial aspects of video and audio
assets prior to publication

- Bachelor’s Degree in Video, Journalism or related field
- 1-2 years of professional experience in digital media or TV
- Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere and Photoshop). After
Effects experience is a plus.
- Ability to shoot high-quality video and a familiarity with lighting and
Canon C100
- Must have great written and verbal communication skills and the ability to
receive critical feedback in a small team environment
- Must have the ability to work both independently and under close direction
of the executive producer
- Must be able to troubleshoot an edit project and problem solve on the fly

Salon has driven the national conversation since 1995 through its fearless
and insightful journalism. We cover national news and politics, culture and
entertainment, food, and science and health through reporting, original
video, commentary, criticism, newsletters, and personal essays. Our work
brings a variety of voices to the discussion and makes the conversation
smarter. Salon is a digital pioneer, and our company's entrepreneurial
culture honors the spirit of our founders by rewarding innovation and
initiative., LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national
origin, age, disability or genetic information.

How to Apply

To apply: Send a resume, cover letter and applicable materials, such as a reel or clips, to with ASSISTANT VIDEO EDITOR in the subject line.

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