Multiplatform Video Editor/Producer

Date Posted: 12/9/2019

Job Description

​KHOU-TV, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, TX is seeking an energetic, highly skilled artistic video editor who is passionate about the craft and thrives on great visual storytelling on both social media and broadcast platforms. ​

  • Capture and edit video & audio elements to produce compelling news stories and content on deadline using the latest editing and photography tools.
  • Handle editing assignments, capturing feeds and FTP material from multiple sources.
  • Use social media experience for writing, posting, creating social videos and digital content on all social media platforms.
  • Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
  • Attend editorial meetings, participate in discussions, and suggest story ideas.
  • Maintain and operate news vehicle, ENG/SNG trucks to and from various locations.​

Job Requirements

  • ​College Degree or equivalent experience with a minimum of three years as a video news editor and/or photojournalist.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to lift and carry 40lbs and occasionally up to 80lbs of equipment.
  • Knowledge of professional video photography equipment and associated support equipment.
  • Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots.
  • Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills with an understanding of the tenets of professional journalism.
  • Must be reliable, dependable and flexible with a willingness to work all shifts, days and overtime as needed.
  • Strong computer, organizational and communication skills in a fast-paced mobile environment.
  • Knowledge of ENPS, Bitcentral, Adobe Premier CC, After Effects, Photoshop and Axis graphics
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events in a highly competitive news environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple needs simultaneously.
  • Must have a positive attitude, be team oriented and always maintain a professional demeanor and work well with colleagues.
  • Must be able to travel on commercial airlines when required for assignments.




TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

KHOU 11 has been one of the top-rated CBS affiliates in Texas for over two decades. For more than 60 years, KHOU 11 has been a leader in local news, information and community involvement. We serve our viewers, in the tenth-largest television market, through several daily broadcasts, as well as 24-hour news coverage via, social media, and mobile platforms.  KHOU 11 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community by covering news stories and participating in community events that support our “KHOU Stands for Houston” brand.