Midwest Outdoors Television in Burr Ridge IL is seeking a full-time Videographer and Final Cut Pro Editor. Since 1986, Midwest Outdoors has been a weekly broadcast outdoors hunting and fishing show shown in over 40-million households per week.
The Videographer and Editor will be responsible for traveling to various locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, shooting segments and then editing those segments for broadcast on Midwest Outdoors Television.
Candidates must be proficient in operating Sony ENG Cameras, wireless audio, and skilled in utilizing available outdoor lighting. Must possess a good aesthetic for artistic picture composition, sharp focus, and proper exposure.
Candidates must be proficient in operating Final Cut Pro 7. Skills in Photoshop is a plus. Candidates with demonstrated abilities using After Effects or Motion to create interactive titles will be strongly considered. If you know how to get under the hood of a Mac, that is a huge plus as well.
If you're young and eager to see the world this can be the ideal job for you! This is an entry-level position, but you MUST know how to shoot and edit. (You will be tested in FCP during your interview)
This position requires EXTENSIVE travel across North America. We cannot stress this enough, this position requires A LOT of travel, up to 20 days out of every month. You absolutely must be able to legally enter other countries such as Canada and Mexico. You must have a valid U.S. passport. You must have reliable transportation. This job requires a lot of time in a boat, in the sun. Hope you're ok with that.
Midwest Outdoors operates out of their own facility in Burr Ridge, IL. We offer health benefits, 401k, and a comfortable casual working environment.
Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include: Brief cover letter as the body of the email, attached resume, and a link to your online portfolio/reel. In the subject line include: Videographer/Editor position: (Your Name)