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News Video Editor

About United News International
United News International - UNI is a global fair use news agency with a global monthly reach of 160 million and a Facebook fan base of 3.6 Million. UNI gathers, composes and distributes one-minute video news reports. UNI separates news reporting from opinion and analysis and has developed a successful anchored format designed around consumer's increasingly digital, social and mobile lives.

Who we are looking for
A talented and reliable video editor to help compose our fair use one-minute news reports. We are looking for someone who is fast and efficient and can help on more creative projects when needed. Our videos rely heavily on motion graphics, so experience working with motion graphics and proficiency in graphic design are key skills that we look for in an ideal candidate.

Job Responsibilities

Researching and gathering B-roll for national/international reports.
Maintaining organized B-roll library/media workflow.
Editing video clips and motion graphics templates into effective, attractive video news reports.
Helping with other video projects as needed.
Basic newsroom cleanliness and upkeep.

Requirements

Undergraduate degree in journalism (prefer focus on video/multimedia) from an accredited university.
Minimum 1-year relevant experience in deadline-driven video production.
Significant working experience in Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, and Photoshop.
Strong graphic design sense.
Experience behind a camera and knowledge of lighting and sound design a plus.
Have good interpersonal skills. Be a dependable, quick thinker with an eye for detail.
Be creative with a positive attitude and a motivated team player.

Compensation: Starting at $11.50 per hour, with review after 90-days. Full-time employees offered stock options. Lunch provided daily with monthly public transit pass provided to all employees.

Instructions to Apply

Submit a resume, references, and a formal cover letter with up to 3 links to video work samples relevant to news production. Please include descriptions of your specific role in creating each of the work sample videos in your cover letter. Our team will review applications and contact applicants we feel fit the position. Please don't call our newsroom directly.

These are full time positions in Portland, OR. We will not accept applications for freelancers or pitches for studio services.

UNI is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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