Video Editor News (Avid Skilled)

West London
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shifts as required
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Our international News broadcaster client is looking for an Avid-skilled Video Editor for a permanent shift-based role. Reporting to the Video Editing Manager, the role involves editing various fast-turn-a-round sequences from the news teams in London , including special productions.

Permanent and freelance options. 



  • Provide fast turnaround editing of daily output, PKG's, OOV's and SOT's to broadcast standards 
  • Co-ordinate with editorial, newsgathering and production departments to enable successful delivery of newsroom output and external packages.
  • Provide feedback and recommendation to producers to ensure best quality sequences.
  • To maintain and develop operational and technical standards, ensuring compliance to Ofcom specifications.
  • Detailed handover of changes and updates to the Edit team and ensuring that all team members are properly briefed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience in Broadcast Television.
  • Excellent English written and verbal language skills.
  • Extensive experience in Avid Media Composer and Interplay is highly desirable.
  • Experience with other editing platforms i.e Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and on one’s own initiative, often to tight deadlines.
  • Can look at existing situations and problems and solve and/or develop them.
  • Highly effective team player, able to build and maintain working relationships with a range of people. Ability to maintain collaborative working through appropriate delegation of tasks.
  • Strong team player.
  • Be available for 24/7 shift pattern.



Adrian Thomas
07591 387332
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