Assistant Gaming Editor

KHQ in Spokane, WA

  • Industry: Media - Editor - Text
  • Type: Part Time
  • Compensation: $53,436.67 - 100,880.00 / Year*
position filled
Do you have a passion for gaming, critique, and content creation? Then we may have the perfect position for you! Just Add Monsters, KHQ s new game coverage division, is looking to expand with a part-time position focused on bringing quality, personality-based game coverage to our ever-growing audience.
This position is located at KHQ-TV in downtown Spokane.
Primary responsibilities on a daily basis will include aiding in content creation across a wide variety of genres and formats, likely including podcasts, let s plays, and other online-oriented gaming content. You are expected to come equipped with a working knowledge of the gaming industry, including being knowledgeable about various important series, consoles, developers, the e-sports landscape and more. Having a passion for gaming is important, but being able to inform our audience and articulate your own preferences through nuanced critique comes first.
Aside from recording duties, you will be helping to edit and upload content across a variety of online outlets, including YouTube and our website.
Knowledge, skills, and experience needed: Writing experience is preferred, but not required. You should be up-to-date on various events in the gaming industry, including the e-sports landscape. Experience in audio and video editing, as well as experience in graphic design is preferred, but again, not required.
Additional Criteria: Along with your application, please send any relevant work samples you may have. This can include podcasts, YouTube videos, written critique, or other published work.
Also, be sure to take a look at the content currently offered on our YouTube channel, Just Add Monsters. What do you think of it? What do you think can be done better, and how can you help us achieve our goals. Additionally, if you were brought on board, think of 10 unique ideas for content that you think might be a good fit for us. Feel free to write these 10 ideas in a brief list accompanying your application. To apply, send your resume to: EOE women and minorities encouraged to apply.
Associated topics: article, compositor, content, editor, editorial, newsgathering, newsperson, proofread, text, writer

* Estimated salary