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Post Production Editor

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

We are The Weather Company, and our name speaks for itself. We are a company focused entirely on the weather,and we’re proud to say we reach two-thirds of all U.S. adults through a media portfolio that includes The Weather Channel, and our mobile applications –Weather Services International, and Weather Underground.
Our goal is to provide the world’s best weather, powered by the best possible data. Of course, we can’t actually control the weather, but the information we gather from the largest collection of worldwide forecast data, our state-of-the-art forecast technologies, and the industry’s best forecast modeling allows us to accurately predict the weather for people all over the country—and the world. The Weather Channel is the most widely distributed cable network and the most trusted news network in America. On the digital side, our online properties reach 60 million unique Web consumers each month, 32 million of those via and our mobile apps. In fact, TWC is the 2nd most popular app for iPads, and the 7th most downloaded app on iPhones.
We are recognized as the world’s leading meteorological information resource for businesses across the aviation, energy, insurance and utility industries. These statistics say a lot about the quality of our reporting, research, the accuracy of our data, and the talent within our Company.


We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Post Production Editor is responsible for innovative concept development, editing, and production of multiplatform projects for The Weather Channel Companies, including promotions, presentations, short-form, long-form, featurettes, broadcast and digital requests and other projects as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Consult with clients to successfully deliver content to all platforms via variety of specs/codecs and/or tape
  • Import/export images, audio and video sequences to/from other workstations via Ethernet, digital router, or other available technologies
  • Ingest and prepare tape and file based assets for edit
  • Propose new processes/workflows to improve efficiency and develop product requirements
  • Proactively troubleshoot and resolve any technical issues with platform deliveries that might impact the department
  • Deliver tapes and files as requested or scheduled
  • Media manage, archive projects, and organize projects
  • Archive footage with organization at the end of each project
  • Mentor Associate Post Production Editors where applicable

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in television or communications
  • 5 years of non-linear editing experience in a commercial post-production or broadcast environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work as a self-starter with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work with multiple format machines, test equipment, computers, linear and non-linear edit equipment
  • Adobe CC and Final Cut Studio experience, specifically Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, and Speedgrade
  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with compression and file formats
  • Keen ability to create and tell a story through editing techniques
  • Knowledge of advanced color grading, 2D/3D tracking, Rotoscoping, Keying, Special FX, video and audio
  • Knowledge of VTR’s, routing system, monitor calibration, scopes, digital platform processes, and available technologies is preferred
  • Strong consultative and customer service skills to interface with clients during the lifespan of a project
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Strong knowledge of typography/ design/composition
  • Strong understanding of video standards/formats (i.e. codecs, frame rates, resolution)
  • Strong working knowledge of Broadcast and Digital production operations and live studio environment


Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.


PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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