Video Editor in a Prestigious TV Station


HR Leverage Africa – Our client, a prestigious TV Station based in Abuja is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Video Editor

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Video Editor to the Head of Production is charged with the overall direction and coordination of video editing in accordance with TOS’s Broadcasting’s mission and goals.
  • The incumbent will transform raw footage filmed in the studio into a polished final product for broadcast. Using computer technology, TV editors mix video footage with music, sound effects, and audio and special effects.
  • They are responsible for the majority of the post-production process, and their editorial decisions determine how the story is told, ultimately molding the audience’s experience.
  • TV editors may work with footage for scripted TV shows, television documentaries, news programs, music videos, professional training videos, or advertisements.


  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • B.Sc. degree in Film Studies, Cinematography or related field.
  • Proven work experience as a TV Video Editor
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (e.g. Avid Media Composer, Lightworks, Premiere, After Effects and Final Cut)
  • Demonstrable video editing ability with a strong portfolio
  • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation and continuity
  • Familiarity with special effects, 3D and compositing
  • Creative mind and storytelling skills
  • Minimum of 2 years experience.


  • Manipulate and edit film pieces in a way that is invisible to the audience
  • Take a brief to grasp production team needs and specifications.
  • Review shooting script and raw material to create a shot decision list based on scenes value and contribution to continuity.
  • Trim footage segments and put together the sequence of the film.
  • Input music, dialogues, graphics and effects.
  • Create rough and final cuts.
  • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running.
  • Consult with stakeholders from production to post-production process.
  • Continuously discover and implement new editing technologies and industry best practices to maximize efficiency.

Deadline: 18th November, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using “Video Editor” as the subject of the mail.


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