Part-Time Final Cut Editor
About the job
The TV revolution is upon us – and the new Tribune Company is leading the resistance. We’re recruiting a solid team of anti-establishment Final Cut Pro editors to collaborate on a groundbreaking PM news format unlike anything ever attempted on local TV. Don’t sell us on your solid newsroom experience, awards or your exclusive, breaking news coverage and topical or promo reels. We don’t care, we’ll pass… Sell us on this: -Your ability to tell a story visually incorporating all forms of media and styles. That you can cut footage like a surgeon and create stories that challenges people to think. -Your greatest communication tool is a keyboard, your editing is “bleeding edge”, and you realize that when it comes to telling a story visually, less is more -You know how to make Final Cut Pro sing and dance and easily embrace new Production Technologies. -Your fiery passion to help re-invent the ’80′s rooted, focus-grouped, yuppie anchors and a news desk, super Doppler ultra weather style. -Your personal relationship with the internet, blogs, video-sharing, iPads, Droids, Blackberries, Bluetooth, Facebook & Twitter, and all things Modern Culture -You’re in sync with the pulse of the streets, not the PC, Capital “J” journalism World -You live and breathe content & music. -You know the difference between “buzzworthy”and “B.S.” -You can survive and prosper in a modern, high brilliance standards “rock ‘n’ roll” culture where your supervisors are fearless and your peers are A-game “imaginators” with the highest of execution standards -You’re an earbud wearing, app downloading, rss reading, podcast playing, text messaging, flip-flop wearing professional of any age or sex, with a real-world education, interests that are anything but mainstream, and the ability to translate your bent outlook onto the TV screen -You “Get It”. The creatively challenged, old-school TV News types and anyone lost in the ’80′s should move on to the next “help wanted” ad. Must have flexible schedule, position may include nights & weekends. If this excites you, talk to us, shoot us your resume, your POV on TV News, links to your FCP editing and anything else you think might help sell you as a key member of this exclusive team.