Editor II (Part-Time), KOAA at The E.W. Scripps Company in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

E.W. Scripps news station KOAA NEWS 5 is searching for a dynamic Editor II to join our team. In this role, the Editor II will be responsible for integrating visual content and audio material to create compelling stories as well as completing daily editing projects for multiple platforms.


  • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed

  • Work with producers, multi-media journalists and photojournalists to ensure a high- quality product consistent with station's brand

  • Operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to video camera and video editing equipment

  • Complete daily editing projects for multiple platforms

  • Maintain video archive filing system

  • Reacts to breaking news on an immediate basis

  • Gathers story related materials (sound and video) on a timely basis

  • Coordinates remote and studio events, creating synergy between remote and studio productions

  • Collaborates with affiliates on breaking news stories, sharing of information

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Associate degree in journalism or related field

  • 3+ years’ experience in related field preferred

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds


  • Proficiency in non-linear, editing, including Final Cut Pro

  • Ability to integrate visual content and audio material to create compelling stories

  • Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems. Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment


Hourly: $14.65 - 14.75


  • A career path to grow your professional experiences

  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as certain other health and wellness benefits

  • Retirement savings plan with company match

  • Other key company benefits include disability accident insurance, hospital indemnity, critical illness, life insurance, AD&D, ID protection, pet discount program, and employee assistance program. More details about timing and conditions of benefits eligibility and other plan terms and conditions will be provided upon hire.


The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As the nation’s fourth-largest local TV broadcaster, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. Scripps’ national networks reach nearly every American through the news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Grit, Laff and Court TV Mystery. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.