University of Utah Job Description
Performs as broadcast and multi-media editor, and in collaboration with production teams designs and executes the creation of broadcast quality television programs, interstitials, promotional spots, segments, announcements and underwriting credits for local, regional and national distribution. Creates stand-alone multi-media elements such as promotional spots and program trailers and/or repackages programs into multi-media formats appropriate for radio, print, and social media platforms and web delivery. Creates graphics, layered complex effects, and uses digital color-correction techniques to design and enhance the overall look of a project and/or fix any problems that might have occurred in the field.
Bachelor's degree in Communication, Film or a related field, or equivalent work (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) in broadcast television; two years of demonstrated professional experience in the operation of digital/non-linear editing systems; experience with graphics/VFX software; familiarity with CODECs and compression basics and related software; familiarity with all aspects of television video and audio production including field and studio applications is preferred. Familiarity with PBS and FCC rules and regulations guiding content and presentation of television programming for broadcast is required. The ability to work under deadline pressure, to make creative decisions, be motivated and organized to meet deadlines while assuring high technical and aesthetic standards is required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Must be able to identify and correct technical problems which develop with video, audio and/or systems during the editing process to prevent potential technical problems from occurring; Recommends equipment needs and upgrades for the editing bays to the Post-Production Team Leader. Collaborates with production personnel/ and to provide aesthetic and content editing decisions for KUED/PBS productions.
The position does not directly supervise personnel; however, will frequently provide indirect supervision of personnel associated with supporting the editing of television productions.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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