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ViacomCBS Video Editor in United States

REF#: 36629


JOB TYPE: Part-Time (without benefits)




CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:

We are looking for a Part-Time Video Editor who can create tech-centric videos that are clear and compelling, a joy to look at, embrace the CNET style, and are YouTube-friendly. You will work primarily on car technology content, but also on videos focused on other aspects of consumer technology.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Take part in several video planning meetings each week to ensure your work is in step with CNET’s overall content output.

  • Gather and organize media assets from internal shoots as well as from outside content creators (i.e., technology companies) as needed to support a segment’s script.

  • Work quickly to assemble the above assets into rough and then final cuts in coordination with an editor who wrote the piece.

  • Do video and audio quality control to deliver a great looking and sounding final video.

  • Process the video through our publishing platform that includes encoding the video as well as integrating headlines, tags, and other categorization information.

Key Projects:

  • Serve as the primary editor for videos in the Cooley on Cars section of Roadshow, CNET’s automotive site.

  • Edit 1-2 videos a week for the site, following all the steps laid our in Day to Day, above.

  • Edit videos from other aspects of CNET coverage occasionally, including videos that arise from special events coverage like industry conferences or major manufacturer announcements.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience as a video editor.

  • Mastery of Adobe Premiere software.

  • Experience in color grading to match video assets from differing sources.

  • Experience with Adobe After Effects to utilize graphics assets that will be provided as part of the established look & feel of CNET videos.

You might also have -

  • Comfort and ability to use Google Drive online document and file platform.

  • Comfort and ability to use remote meeting technology like Zoom or Google Hangouts to take par in team meetings


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