Video Editor

Hearst Television

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Are you a video editor who loves to create unique digital video content? Hearst Television’s streaming service, Very Local, may have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a skilled Video Editor on the Very Local Interstitials team. This person must excel in a fast-paced environment and be able to balance multiple projects simultaneously. The right candidate will use their creative eye and organizational skills to help us create compelling video content.

The Very Local Interstitials team is responsible for the production of editorial digital video content that highlights unique things going on in local communities across the country. The Video Editor will work with a small team to create localized content to help our viewers unlock the potential in their cities. Using motion graphics templates with Adobe Premiere & After Effects, the Video Editor will create valuable, easy-to-understand video content that stands out in the crowd. This position will also edit longer-form content as needs arise.

This position reports to the Manager of the Interstitials team.

Location: US-based with the flexibility to work in any Hearst Television market.


  • Use Adobe Premiere & After Effects to edit videos
  • Produce a high volume of timely, short-form videos
  • Edit graphics-based interstitial formats using After Effects
  • Edit long-form videos for series production as needed
  • Work closely with Creative Leads to maintain high production value
  • Take notes and direction from Creative Leads to implement feedback quickly
  • Understand and implement best practices for media storage and project organization
  • Manage production calendars and balance deadlines across multiple markets
  • Budget your time to increase video production, while keeping quality high
  • Maintain meticulous records of upcoming projects, videos in progress, and delivered projects
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop new concepts and ideas
  • Work with the Interstitials Manager to make sure all content is produced in a timely and efficient manager
  • Upload and schedule approved videos


  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere and After Effects
  • Proficient in audio editing and color correction
  • Knowledge of broadcast editing standards
  • Extraordinary attention to detail, grammar, and spelling
  • Strong storytelling skills for both short and long-form formats
  • Comfortable working independently and collaborating with others
  • Capable of delivering a high volume of content on tight deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and time management skills
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Ability to take a project from concept to completion
  • Keen sense of trending content and editing styles throughout digital media
  • Knowledge of Slack and Airtable is a plus

All candidates must submit a reel or portfolio including samples of work with the application.

All candidates are encouraged to apply! Even if you don’t satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification listed; they are guidelines, not hard and fast rules.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Us

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Hearst Television owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more. The radio stations are leaders in Baltimore news/talk and rock music listenership. Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry’s premier companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service. Hearst Television is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst.

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