Videographer/Editor - WHIO TV


Dayton, OH, US, 45409

Location: OH-Dayton

Job Title:  Videographer/Editor - WHIO TV


Position Overview

WHIO TV Dayton, the #1 CBS affiliate in the Nation, is looking for a Videographer/Editor to join the WHIO-TV team! 


WHIO-TV Dayton is looking for a visual storyteller who can go off the shoulder as well as the sticks, a creative go-getter, with an eye for composition and an ear for sound. You will cover day-to-day general and spot news assignments. The successful candidate must be organized, self-motivated, possess excellent people skills, deadline oriented, have a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude, you must also be able to work nights, weekends and holidays. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to live equipment (microwave/satellite trucks and LiveU backpacks) and professional news video cameras 
  • Responsible for editing stories daily under tight deadlines 
  • Works tandem with reporters in the field to turn visually creative, memorable stories as well as interesting, active live shots and may also conduct interviews solo for broadcast 
  • Listens to scanners, calls in spot news and responds to spot news when asked 
  • Responds and works well in a crisis and during breaking news and handles last minute and unexpected changes professionally 
  • Create digital content, edit social videos and post to social media 
  • Comes prepared for editorial and other meetings and contributes story ideas daily bringing creative energy to the table 
  • Travels regularly often locally, however, may travel nationally. 
  • Works assigned shifts and fills in for absent co-workers if needed on all shifts. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules including when called to cover breaking news 
  • Acts in a professional, courteous manner when representing the station and the news department. Looks presentable and neat on the job. 
  • Perform news operations duties as needed 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year TV news photography and editing experience required, NPPA style experience a plus. 
  • Must be proficient with current broadcast cameras, non-linear editing, and LIVE equipment including live trucks and live backpacks. 
  • Ability to work alone and with a reporter. 
  • Must be reliable and able to work additional hours if needed as well as travel as required. 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record as determined by WHIO-TV 
  • Good news judgment and thorough understanding of daily news content required as well as thorough understanding of journalistic ethics and libel laws 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. 
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk long distances 
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • sUAS Drone Pilot certified 
  • Avid/Adobe After Effects Knowledge 
  • College Degree in Communication or Journalism 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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