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Editor/Producer, Vanguard, Current TV

Posted: 02/09/2011 by Current TV

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Current Media is the fastest growing cable network in history. Our Emmy-award-winning team delivers in-depth exploration of the world's most important and entertaining stories to an engaged and interactive audience on-air and online. We are committed to providing our influential adult audience relevant content with the most integrated and immersive multi-platform experience possible.

Current Media has smart, dedicated teams in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Europe, and is now viewed in more than 70 million homes worldwide.

Department
Programming & Production
Position
Editor/Producer, Vanguard
Location
Los Angeles

Description
Seeking an experienced editor to join “Vanguard,” Current TV’s correspondent-driven investigative documentary series. The globe-spanning production – covering stories in more than 50 countries and counting – is the winner of numerous accolades including a Peabody Award, a DuPont-Columbia Award and four Emmy nominations.

The editor will be an integral member of the production team, working alongside Vanguard producers and correspondents to create hour-long documentaries. Strong storytelling sensibility is paramount. Thoughtful, compelling, well-constructed narratives are a hallmark of Vanguard and more important to us than your ability to wow us with flashy f/x.

Applicants should have several years of narrative editing experience, whether it be in news, documentary or reality programming.

Responsibilities
Perform video editing of hour-long documentaries
Add template graphics to edited works
Collaborate with producers to create powerful stories

Qualifications
A strong passion for storytelling

Position requires several years of documentary/news/reality editing experience in Final Cut Pro. Working knowledge of Apple Motion and Adobe Photoshop.

Position requires someone with superior communication skills – both oral and written. We need someone who is extremely responsive and accurate.

Requires an outgoing personality that is used to interact with people at all levels of the organization.

If you’re looking to get rich quick, this probably isn’t the gig for you. But if you're looking for work that you can be passionate about, a work environment you’ll be psyched to come into every morning, as part of an exciting team of journalists tackling stories in a way no one else is, please email your resume, cover letter, reel and salary history to vanguardjobs@current.com
Please include ‘Vanguard Producer/Editor’ in the subject line of your email.

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