News Editor - KIRO TV


Seattle, WA, US, 98121

Location: WA-Seattle

Job Title:  News Editor - KIRO TV

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Position Overview

KIRO TV Seattle is looking for a News Editor to join the team! The ideal News Editor candidate will have a deep understanding of Avid Media Composer, experience editing video under tight deadlines, and efficient personal time management. This individual will have experience on Avid Media Composer or like software, excellent personal time management, strong communication skills, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate Avid Media Composer and Production Management (Interplay) with high efficiency  
  • Navigate Avid iNews to access rundowns and scripts 
  • Communicate with crews in the field, producers, and directors  
  • Edit while staffing an ENG receive center coordinating feeds, and field crews  
  • Collaborate with the editing team to share editing tasks, manage media, and archive   
  • Work weekends and holidays as needed 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Provide a reel of your personal work that demonstrates your video editing skills 
  • Ability to work at a screen for a minimum of eight hours in a loud environment 
  • Visual acuity between 1 – 8 feet and the ability to hear and properly edit audio are required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local news experience is preferred  
  • Related experience preferred

The wage scale for this position is $25.00 per hour to $36.00 per hour. 


Benefits for this role include: 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance available to the employee and employee’s family (i.e. child, spouse, domestic partner). 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent care) and Health Savings Accounts 

  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (supplemental and accidental, death, and dismemberment) 

  • Participation in CMG’s 401(k) plan with generous company match and both pre-tax and Roth options  

  • Full-time hourly employees are eligible to earn up to 176 hours of PTO inclusive of paid sick and safe time under applicable law. 

  • Part-time employees will receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. 

  • Up to eight (8) paid holidays & two (2) floating holidays throughout calendar year 2023. 

  • Up to two (2) weeks of paid parental leave  

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • All other benefits required by applicable law 


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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