- Videographer/Editor

Job Details



WHIO-TV Cox Media Group is looking for a visual storyteller who can go off the shoulder as well as the sticks, a creative go-getter, with a eye for composition and an ear for sound.

Category Editor  Photographers  Social Media  Videographer 
Location Dayton, Ohio Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 08, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

You will cover day-to-day general and spot news assignments. The successful candidate must be organized, self-motivated, possess excellent people skills, deadline oriented, have a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude, you must also be able to work nights, weekends and holidays. 

  • Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to live equipment (microwave/satellite trucks and LiveU backpacks) and professional news video cameras 
  • Responsible for editing stories daily under tight deadlines 
  • Works tandem with reporters in the field to turn visually creative, memorable stories as well as interesting, active live shots and may also conduct interviews solo for broadcast  
  • Listens to scanners, calls in spot news and responds to spot news when asked 
  • Responds and works well in a crisis and during breaking news and handles last minute and unexpected changes professionally 
  • Create digital content, edit social videos and post to social media 
  • Comes prepared for editorial and other meetings and contributes story ideas daily bringing creative energy to the table 
  • Travels regularly often locally however, may travel nationally. 
  • Works assigned shifts and fills in for absent co-workers if needed on all shifts. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules including when called to cover breaking news 
  • Acts in a professional, courteous manner when representing the station and the news department. Looks presentable and neat on the job. 
  • Perform news operations duties as needed 
What We Look For
  • Minimum 1 year TV news photography and editing experience required, NPPA style experience a plus. 
  • Must be proficient with current broadcast cameras, non-linear editing, and LIVE equipment including live trucks and live backpacks.  
  • Ability to work alone and with a reporter. 
  • Must be reliable and able to work additional hours if needed as well as travel as required. 
  • Must possess valid driver's license and clean driving record as determined by WHIO-TV 
  • Good news judgment and thorough understanding of daily news content required as well as thorough understanding of journalistic ethics and libel laws  
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk long distances 
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record 
  • sUAS Drone Pilot certified 
  • Avid/Adobe After Effects Knowledge 
  • College Degree in Communication or Journalism 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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