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Associate Editor


New York, NY, US, 10022-7240

Date:  Jun 11, 2021
Req ID:  3183

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company’s mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

The Discovery, Science, and Animal Planet’s multiplatform team is searching for a creative and diligent associate editor to support the team’s digital video content.


  • ​Edit short and mid-form content for on-air, website, and social media platforms
  • Organize footage and other tasks related to pre and post-production
  • Work in tandem with content leads, producers, and other editors around the ideation and execution of video deliverables
  • Collaborate with content creators in assessing, organizing, and editing incoming footage
  • Communicate with production teams regarding notes from supervisor, executive producer, and VP of multiplatform content
  • Sound mix and color correct audio and footage when necessary
  • Conform assets for delivery to internal group or third-party vendors for sound mix and color correction, as well as client deliverables
  • Act as a production stakeholder during pre-production of original shoots


  • Bachelor’s degree in Film or Communication
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Must be comfortable with most video codecs and formats
  • Must be comfortable working in After Effects.
  • Must have great communication skills and be able to give and receive critical feedback in a small team environment
  • Must be meticulous, technical, and organized
  • Must have a general understanding of all phases of production
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction
  • Experienced in deadline driven environments
  • Experience with simple digital videos shoots / camera work
  • Experience with Adobe Audition for sound finishing when necessary
  • Illustrator, Photoshop, and DaVinci Resolve skills are a plus
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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