Northjersey.com has an immediate opening for a full-time Local Sports Video Editor.
This position is responsible for producing weekly local sports video reports for North Jersey’s local sports leader.
Duties include conducting interviews with coaches, players and fans; writing and recording your own stories and narrations; presenting complete packages to management and/or updating Web stories, and hiring and managing a stable of freelance video journalists to cover games.
This person will also be responsible for producing a weekly highlights show, including writing, shooting, reporting, and editing all aspects of the 12-minute show.
Candidates will have three years of broadcast experience (in front of and/or behind the camera) for Web site or television, one year of supervisory experience and extensive knowledge of the local sports landscape. They also must possess excellent journalistic and writing skills; effective broadcast communication skills and strong on-camera reporting skills.
Knowledge of Sony Vegas Pro or other industry-standard video editing platforms is required, as is the ability to adapt and learn new software and technical procedures. Photoshop, content management tools and Flash are a plus. Travel will be required.
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and why you are the best candidate for the job to: Frank Burgos, managing editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424-0471. Please apply by Dec. 24.
About Northjersey.com: Northjersey.com is the internet home to The Record (Bergen County, NJ), the Herald News and about 50 weekly newspapers. We are a family-owned company with a strong commitment to providing quality local news coverage. The Record, for example, has won the “General Excellence Award” as New Jersey’s best large daily newspaper in 12 of the past 17 years, including five of the past six years. We are located within 30 minutes of Manhattan and are a short drive from the shore and the mountains.