KFSN News Editor

KFSN-TV ABC 30   Fresno, CA   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on August 6, 2022
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KFSN News Editor


KFSN-TV/ABC30 Action News, the Disney/ABC Owned station in Fresno CA, is seeking a News Editor.  The News Editor position possesses an advanced ability for non-linear video editing in a fast-paced news environment. The News Editor is expected to be an effective collaborator in the newsroom to help support the newsgathering and story creation process.



  • Exhibits advanced skill to assemble and create content using non-linear editing software in a fast-paced news environment.
  • Strong editing skills, effective communication, and ability to perform well under pressure, high demand, strict timelines and/or live conditions with little supervision.
  • Ensure all created content meets ABC30’s high standards for video and audio quality. Conducts quality control measuring and corrective action steps to ensure and/or enhance video content.
  • Demonstrates a strong knowledge of edit workflow and software.
  • Organizational, creative, communication, and planning skills are required for team success.
  • Must have the skill and attitude to train less experienced editors on edit workflows and software.
  • Must have the ability to train and learn new techniques/software platforms that aligns with industry needs and trends.
  • Ability to identify and quickly escalate issues. Recommend solutions and/or resolve operational errors and equipment failures. 
  • Strong understanding of multiple file-based formats and provide file-based ingest support.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of editing or related experience.
  • Advanced understanding of non-linear editing software (Adobe Premiere, Dalet, Avid, Grass Valley Edius, etc.).
  • Skilled in media transfer workflows (ingest/publish/export).
  • Strong understanding of audio and video broadcast quality control.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a quick turn-around, newsroom environment.
  • Candidates must have a good computer background (Microsoft Office, Slack, etc.).
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and alter shifts/days off to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has in-depth background in non-linear editing in an area including Adobe,  (Premiere, AE, Audition, etc.), Dalet, Grass Valley, Edius, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).
  • Bilingual (written and spoken) in both English and Spanish.


Required Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent


Click to apply and send your resume to KFSN-TV, Human Resources, Dept.  22-EDT, 1777 G Street, Fresno, CA  93706.  KFSN-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.