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Warner Bros. Discovery Video Editor in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

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General Summary

The Hong Kong based CNN Video Editor has an advanced technical proficiency and able to support the HK TechOps department on all aspects of the HK Television Operations, including editing, live and/or recorded studio activity, MCR operation and CNN Worldwide & HK departmental workflows.

The Editor is an excellent communicator and a technically literate, lateral thinking, creative problem solver. The editor is a reliable and supportive team member but someone who can also work independently. It is a uniquely multi-talented position, combining the skills for both long-form feature show production and live, breaking news broadcasting.

The individual must be a creative type that can work to the pressures of edit suite deadlines and is a conscientious peer who can support both the technical and creative calls of his/her peers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Editing: Non-Linear Editing (NLE) platforms and third-party and/or proprietary software to edit all categories of projects, including: Newsgathering (NG) packages, interviews, Voiceover-to-sound (VO/SOTs), promos, feature shows/packages, corporate sales tools other highly produced segments. The editing process includes the delivery the final edits to playback/client/library.

  • Media co-ordination: The ingestion, transcoding and accurate archiving of material on both HK and U.S media management systems - including the transfer of media assets between in-house and/or global servers.

  • Special Projects & Responsibilities: The Video Editor is responsible for local and international production projects, including multicamera shoots. International locations are an important component of these projects and the Video Editor may be expected to travel for all aspects, including planning, recces and project execution.

Experience Required

  • Ability to lead a variety of projects ranging from testing equipment, software or workflows, to designing and hosting training programs, to pro-actively building collaborative working practices with Editorial, Engineering and Newsgathering partners

  • Manage workflows, training and maintenance for specific HK in-house tools, including the equipment used in the edit suites, control room and studios.

Competencies we are looking for:

  • University degree in a media type course or equivalent working experience

  • Robust understanding of television production

  • 4 years of advanced non-linear editing with Adobe Premiere suite of software

  • Live television/control room experience

  • Must work well under pressure, and in a demanding fast paced environment

  • Must work well individually and within a team.

  • Must be open to change in responsibilities and work schedules

  • An understanding and interest in technology is essential.

  • Excellent command of the English language.

  • Advanced technical skills and the creative confidence to succeed independently

  • Strong communication skills and exceptional working practices and acclaimed long-form feature editing experience.

How We Get Things Done…

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The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

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