Posted at 1:12 PM, Jun 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-07 13:14:49-04

Job Description 

Job Title:  Editor                                                        

Station:  WTKR TV3   Norfolk, VA                          

Reports To:  News Operations Manager 

Purpose/reason for this Position:

The primary focus of the ENG Editor is to edit video to scripts and rundowns in a concise, efficient and timely manner.

Core Job Functions:

  • Edit in a Non-Linear format and place files into a rundown for air
  • Clearly communicates critical information to Executive Producer/Producer
  • Meets with their Producer at the start if their shift to discuss any changes in the show, edit instructions or importing video to our system
  • Reports equipment malfunctions or issues
  • Edit to script
  • Contributes to Web Content
  • News shooting required
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Experience in news editing. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing preferred. Language skills used in writing.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one). 


Education Requirements:

A degree is preferred and/or two years WORK experience.

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate edit and video equipment, telephones. Ability to communicate in office settings. Hearing tapes, telephones, radios, etc. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds of gear consisting of videotapes, monitors, tape machines, etc.


INTERNAL CONTACTS:                                           EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

Director of News                                                        News contacts and Public

News Photographers

Executive Producer

Chief Photographer                                                                

Statement about Other Duties:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible,   nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it. 

Interested parties should submit resume and references to Kevin Rafferty, Operations Manager, WTKR-TV, 720 Boush St., Norfolk, VA 23510, (757) 446-1371 or email

WTKR-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer