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Television Promotion Editor

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General Position Description:
Follow the KSAT12 Marketing plan by researching, writing, editing daily news topical and image promotion and Public Service Announcements for KSAT12/ABC, MeTV, KSAT.com, and digital media. 

You will work hand-in-hand with the News Department, attend news meetings, write several live news updates, and edit video to match your scripts. 

You must be up on current events, and you must keep up with breaking news and be able to produce promos on tight deadlines. 

You should be a self-starter with the ability to work independently. 

You must understand news and have a thirst for promoting stories for the #1 newscasts in the market.

Responsibilities:
--Attend daily news meetings and participate in choosing stories to tease.
--Write several news topical promos and work directly with reporters and producers to develop an effective tease.
--Proficient, creative writing skills are a must.
--Editing (Final Cut or similar) skill preferred.
--You must keep up with breaking news and have a hunger to keep our newscasts #1 in the market. You must be very competitive!
--You must watch news on television and understand the role of promotion in making our news stories relevant to the viewers of South Texas. 

Qualifications:
--Excellent writing skills are imperative.
--Two or more years of experience producing content for television promos or newscasts.
--Strong ability to write and edit copy and edit video.
--Ability to work under very tight deadlines, and face intense pressure to write effective news teases by working in conjunction with reporters and anchors.
--Effective internal and external communication skills.
--Understand KSAT12's presence in the community and the core values associated with our brand. 

Submit a resume to:
David Cuccio
KSAT 12 TV
1408 N St Mary's, San Antonio, TX 78215
dcuccio@ksat.com
No phone calls, please.