Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid
TV Editors, who are responsible for converting raw film into a final product, attain skills either through on-site training or a formal undergraduate education in film, media studies, art or information technology. Related jobs include television producers, production assistants, audio editors and camera operators.
The advent of digital technology has rendered the traditional method of cutting film strips manually obsolete. Nowadays, all film and video editors need to master video editing software and be computer-savvy. Moreover, they must be able to adapt to rapidly changing technology. Successful TV Editors also need a vivid imagination, artistic eye, and creative mindset. Oftentimes raw footage is of poor quality but necessary to the final product, and TV editors must be resourceful enough to rescue it. A solid understanding of storytelling techniques, good communication skills and the ability to work well under deadline are also necessities.
Professionalism, Promptness with returning materials for air-times.