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Video Editor

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Video Editor is responsible for all aspects of the conceptualization, planning, execution, and delivery of high-quality video and photo assets delivered by American Media Source’s full service, in-house studio. 

AMS wants a driven, self-starter video editor that can make daily video content for AMS properties, clip news segments for written content, conceptualize & execute in-house interviews with top newsmakers in the conservative media landscape. 

Most importantly, AMS wants someone who will produce videos to drive revenue, grow their audience, and drive pageviews from their social media to their website.

This person should aim to network and grow strong relationships and collaborate with internal and external clients, newsmakers, and partners to identify and elevate video and photo needs.

You can tell compelling stories in a variety of formats, from short teasers to long form videos; conceptualize and produce effective videos for social media platforms.

Must have a strong understanding of intellectual property and copyrights, with experience working with stock images, music, and voiceover.

Excellent skills, experience, and aptitude in Adobe Creative Cloud – with specialized expertise in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop.  

Proficiency in video color correction, photo retouching, and sound mixing; strong working knowledge of different video formats and video file conversions, and the ability to convert video files in multiple formats.

Proficiency with DSLR cameras, audio equipment, lighting technology, in a professional broadcast studio environment. 

Ability to make motion graphics would be helpful, but not required

Ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues from all backgrounds and political affiliations, take direction and criticism well, pitch ideas in a daily editorial call, and be a go-getter and bring ideas to the table everyday

What You Bring

To be considered for this role, submit your resume and reel of 2-5 videos

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Film would be an advantage, but not required

Fluency in TV news media 

1 to 4+ years of experience is required to be considered. Impressive work experience at a news outlet, ad agency, or non-profit would be highly desirable. 

Expert knowledge of non-live video and film production from concept through completion

Passion for the conservative movement and base knowledge of politics. 

 

Benefits

Fully paid healthcare 

Competitive and negotiable salary 

Substantial quarterly bonuses

Possible travel opportunities for content and projects 

 

About AMS

The political process in America depends heavily on an informed and active body politic. Sound decisions cannot be made without access to the right information. At AMS, we fight against fake news to ensure that our readers have a chance to see the news that matters – news that impacts their lives directly.

AMS also is in a unique position within the media landscape – to ensure that people who care about specific issues can receive offers, news, information, and calls to action on the topics they care about the most. We see our role as one of both providing information, and providing the means and access to act on that information.

Media in America is laden with bias. Bias from people, and now algorithmic bias. We circumvent this biased system by sending news that our editors have vetted directly to our readers’ inboxes. We also partner with brands and content producers that have a solid track record for meaningful and insightful reportage.

Please send your resume to AMSPLBcareers@gmail.com

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