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Freelance Video Editor


New York, NY, US, 10004

Brand:  Cheddar
Requisition #:  1915

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

Cheddar News is looking for the right candidate to edit video for news programs, live coverage, breaking news and other productions and promotions. The Freelance Video Editor will work independently or as part of a team to create pictures and sound which accurately and fairly represent the news and turning it into finished product. 


  • Work quickly and efficiently with the production team to ensure timely delivery of newscast content.
  • Edit video suitable for distribution on Cheddar and partners air. Work with the video distro team to publish on air content to the web quickly. Deliver content to partners in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate skills to cover live and as-live breaking news and developing stories.
  • Follow scripts and creatively edit video to tell stories.
  • Quickly and correctly work with producers to correct on air errors and deliver to the Master Control Room for subsequent re-airs.
  • Occasionally work on large post produced shows that require little oversight. Deliver high quality finished projects that fit within the Cheddar and Altice brand.
  • Keep aware of changing graphical elements and style changes in regards to both on air and online content.


  • 3+ years of digital post-production experience; editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • 2+ years working in a high-pressure environment meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong understanding of digital workflows and file-based delivery
  • Demonstrated strong editorial judgment
  • Proven experience editing content for a variety of digital platforms, in non-traditional. formats and resolutions
  • A team player who can work flexible hours including evenings, early mornings and weekends
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects is a significant plus

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is $37,500.00 - $61,607.00 / year. The rate/range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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