Video Editor (VERIFY) Job in TEGNA

TEGNA has an immediate opening for a Video Editor with strong editorial judgment and video storytelling skills to join the growing VERIFY team. VERIFY is a news brand dedicated to stopping the spread of misinformation and answering our audience’s questions about what’s true and false. Since being created by a group of TEGNA journalists in 2016, VERIFY has grown into a popular daily franchise that airs across TEGNA’s 51 local newsrooms and digital properties. In 2021, TEGNA expanded VERIFY to include dedicated digital products, increased TV production and a robust social media presence. The Video Editor must be able to take a story from concept to publish, including research, script writing and editing.

Conceptualize and edit daily and weekly VERIFY videos for use across multiple platforms including long form digital-first video projects like OTT shows or thematic roundups.
Produce/edit quick turn VERIFY videos for major live news events like debates, speeches, etc.
Identify and pitch story ideas that fit the VERIFY brand and format
Collaborate with audience team to optimize and distribute VERIFY content across multiple platforms
Evolve the VERIFY storytelling format to fit new platforms while staying true to VERIFY’s brand
Perform other tasks as required by the VERIFY team

Job Requirements:


Impeccable news judgment and journalistic integrity
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or equivalent experience in the field
Two to three years of experience working as a producer / editor; experience in a fact-checking role preferred
Adobe Photoshop and Premiere a must, After Effects preferred
Strong writing and video production skills
Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Ability to take direction well, but also motivated and capable of handling a project from start to finish
Experience with OTT platforms a plus
Ability to work outside of normal business hours

Work Environment: Office
Physical Demands: Light work
Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

TEGNA requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

EEO statement:
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. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type Full-Time

Location Portland, OR

Job Type Media – Journalism – Newspaper

Date Posted 05/24/2022

Job ID 12470/10716/58249

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