Video Editor, Humankind
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and
digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed
to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the
national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions
with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and
benefits, and advertiser products and services.
Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local
media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a
wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more
than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital
marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and
WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and
runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY
To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.
Video Editor, Humankind
This position is specifically for video journalists, not those
pursuing broadcast or film careers.
The USA TODAY Network is looking for a natural-born video
storyteller to join Humankind's team to tell stories about acts of
kindness, out of the ordinary triumphs and special relationships.
If you can turn on feels at the drop of a hat through your video
editing, we need you!
We need someone with passion to make Humankind's content full of
emotion and powerful motion graphics. The Humankind Video Editor
will work alongside Humankind's production staff to edit multiple
videos per week for delivery on platforms such as Facebook,
YouTube, Snap, TikTok and OTT. Their work will include editing for
all the Humankind franchise brands: Humankind, Animalkind,
Militarykind and Sportskind, sponsored content and new projects in
The right candidate should be familiar with creating short-form
social content, as well as mid- and long-form digital videos such
as show length episodes for OTT distribution. The ideal candidate
should be excited about using various forms of content to evoke
feelings and emotions from our various audiences.
We're looking for someone with the unique ability to mix video
editing and motion graphics seamlessly into a finished product that
works for OTT and a variety of social media platforms. This editor
will work with the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically After Effects
The ideal Humankind Digital Video Editor candidate will also dig
into templates to optimize and change graphics as our brands
evolve. The ideal editor candidate is excited to see their content
go viral and passionate about the success of the entire Humankind
The right candidate will also be a team player with excellent
communication skills, is quick to respond to requests and
assignments, is receptive to feedback, and is a self-starter who
can juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
There's enough bad news out there, join Humankind in telling the
country's most positive, uplifting stories.
Humankind is seeking a full-time video editor in Atlanta, New York,
D.C. or Los Angeles are preferred. Other locations or remote would
be considered for the right candidate.
- Editing original video and photo content using the Adobe
- Create high end graphics creation using After Effects,
Illustrator, and Photoshop.
- Finding and pitching unique story ideas.
- Finding ways to optimize workflow, content creation, and brand
- Organize and manage media for the Humankind
- Bachelor's or master's degree in communications, journalism or
related field or equivalent combination of education and
- 5+ years' editing experience.
- 5+ years' motion graphics experience.
- Editorial storytelling experience preferred.
- Some experience editing for news and/or digital media outlets
is a must.
- Excellent communications skills, online and in person, with the
community and fellow journalists.
- Works collaboratively with a passionate and highly motivated
team of videographers, reporters, editors and producers.
- Experience using After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe
Photoshop is a must.
- Working knowledge of the best types of videos for variety of
social media platforms, including YouTube, Instagram, Twitter,
Facebook, Snapchat, TikTok.
- Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment
background check.We are eager to learn more about you and how you
fit this role. When you apply, don't limit your upload to a resume;
show us what you've done. To do so, put together a single document
file that includes the following, in this order:
1. Your resume - one to two pages.
2. A cover letter (or video) telling us why you want to work for
3. Links or examples of your work.
It is important that these items be assembled into a single
document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will
ensure that your application receives the highest
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed
to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will
consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not
discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis
of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin,
ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status,
personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual
orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental
disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including
childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions),
education, genetic characteristics or information, political
affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications
protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the
jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett
Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable
accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or
religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other
process in connection with an individuals' application for
employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such
accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment
Department at Recruit@gannett.com.
Keywords: Gannett, Washington DC , Video Editor, Humankind, Advertising , Washington, DC
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!