Tagalog Speaking Editor: Filipino Programming

Date Open: 01/04/2016
Date Closed: Until filled

Job Description:
America’s premier Asian television station has an exciting job opportunity for an editor that has a passion to tell Filipino-American stories and who can understand Tagalog. The Editor will work within the programming department supporting the production of the daily talk show Kababayan Today with G. Töngi.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to edit stories on deadline
  • Perform video editing to prepare on-air packages, lay graphics and flip shows for daily broadcast
  • Ability to communicate clearly, work with strict deadlines and multi-task
  • Manage social media sites including YouTube (video/content uploading to LA18 website)

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Video shooting and editing skills required
  • Ability to use or willingness to learn how to use news technologies including digital newsroom applications such as ENPS and non-linear editing systems
  • Ability to cut video packages to include all elements, such as bumpers, graphics and B-roll
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and on-call duty
  • Knowledge of local Filipino community issues preferred
  • Ability to represent the station well and attend community events as necessary
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment
  • Knowledge of social media networks and their best practices
  • Ability to understand read and speak Tagalog (the Filipino language)

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree or higher or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a multimedia production environment, preferably television or web video
  • Basic knowledge of linear and non-linear video editing

To Apply:
Submit resume to:

LA18 KSCI-TV (Human Resources Department)
1990 South Bundy Drive, Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Fax: (310) 479-8118
E-mail: jobs@LA18.tv

LA18 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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