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Editor at WGBH

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

WGBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.


The mission of WGBH Forum Network is to project and protect the public voice, to inform and inspire lifelong learners, and to foster deeper understanding of the culture, education, politics, science, and literature of our time. The Forum Network is a public media service of WGBH recording lectures in the Boston region, delivered by the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policymakers, and community leaders. Recorded lectures are made available to the public for free on a dedicated website,, and published on various social media accounts. The Forum Network is committed to encouraging deeper understanding and civic engagement around the vital issues of our time.


The Editor is responsible for writing, producing, offline and online editing series packaging elements, promos, trailers, reels and content marketing videos. The Editor is also responsible for audio mixing and graphics (including After Effects) as well as color correction.


  • Offline editing of series packaging elements, promos, trailers, marketing assets, and other clips. (50%)

  • Sound design and finish-work (40%)

  • Other duties as assigned (10%)

  • Provide direction and leadership in such a way as to nurture, create and maintain an environment that is (1) free from discrimination, intolerance and harassment and (2) provides employees with equal access to opportunities.


  • Candidate needs to have a minimum of seven years of industry experience, including a minimum of three years of offline editing experience.  

  • Candidate should have advanced knowledge of Avid editing and storage tools, and should be proficient in Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and ProTools.

  • Candidate needs to have a comprehensive knowledge of video, audio, and graphic file formats.

  • Candidate must be fluent in both Apple Macintosh and Windows platforms and have familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Filemaker-Pro.


Bachelor’s degree

WGBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, WGBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment or promotion on the basis of race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.