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Freelance Media Editor/Ingest – NY1 News


Responsible for media flow throughout the newsroom. Will coordinate with all departments on the ingesting of media and its corresponding data. Will have overall responsibility for monitoring media status,
availability and quality control.

  • Prioritize media based on immediate needs.
  • Book Satellite and Fiber feeds when needed.
  • Tune in satellite feeds using the CompuSat system.
  • Select proper method of ingest.
  • Tune in NY1 microwave trucks using the WesCam system.

Information Management
  • Ensure accuracy of media labeling.
  • Notify media status when retrieving from archive.
  • Ensure data attached to media is complete.

Content Management
  • Oversees the life cycle of media content.
  • Deletes and retains content upon instruction.
  • Saves all useable media into archive system.
  • Works with assignment desk to coordinate incoming media.
  • Works with News Department personnel for distribution of incoming media.
  • Works with librarian.
  • Works with traffic department on ingesting commercials.
  • Works with creative department.
  • Works with local newsgroup affiliates to coordinate inbound or outbound feeds.
  • Works with Media Manager to ensure all content restrictions and retention periods are adhered to.
Quality Control
  • Makes certain all inbound video and audio meets quality standards by using a Vector Scope and Waveform.
Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • College Degree with a major in TV Production preferred or equivalent.
  • Some broadcasting experience necessary such as production assistant or
    master control operator.


Only applicants who apply online at will be considered.

Time Warner Cable supports a drug-free environment and is EOE M/F/V/D.