A Craft Editor works with a producer and correspondent to edit media, video, audio and graphics into a cohesive, editorially strong finished product, suitable for broadcast to our audience with appropriate titles, graphics, audio mix etc.
Editing a variety of items for output.
Liaising with editorial staff.
Quality checking all content.
All work will be completed to a high technical standard.
Possess the ability to listen and effectively communicate ideas.
Be a team player but also able to work independently.
Able to make sound editorial judgements about shot and audio selection, sequences and story telling.
Have sufficient judgement to complete the work without guidance from producers, journalists or other editors.
Sound knowledge of broadcast technology.
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
At least five years' experience of being a video editor in a television environment.
Experience in long-form craft editing.
Comprehensive operational knowledge of their editing software and hardware.
An understanding of voice-over recording and sound mixing.
An understanding of how to use and incorporate graphical elements.
A good knowledge of colour-correction and legalization techniques.
Knowledge of news and current affairs.
Effective communication skills.
Good spoken English.