Freelance Editor - Avid


Chicago, Illinois

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Date Posted November 22, 2022
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Marquee Sports Network is looking for a team-first, ambitious, Editor to assist in creating industry-leading content for broadcast, social and digital platforms.

Marquee Sports Network is looking for a team-first, ambitious, Editor to assist in creating industry-leading content for broadcast, social and digital platforms. The Editor will work remotely under the direction of the Lead Editor and award-winning Producers to perform all tasks needed based on editorial standards and tight deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities: Avid Editor

  • Bring a positive and creative attitude daily
  • Creating professional, network-quality, finished highlights, long-form features and short-form video programs for both broadcast and digital distribution
  • Developing high-end motion graphics, animations and other required packaging elements for broadcast, multi-media projects and branded content initiatives
  • Facilitating the approval process, including master compressions, QC final output and delivery of digital masters
  • Managing the organization of assigned projects and related media assets, including video storage, back-up, and archiving
  • Ability to handle sound design and audio mixing; color correction as required


  • Demonstrated expertise with various in NLE platforms
  • Proficiency with AVID Media Composer desired but not a requirement
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects | Photoshop
  • Knowledge of HD video codecs | formats | broadcast standards
  • Previous video editing experience in sports 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented
  • Excels under deadlines
  • Self-motivated, empowered to work unsupervised
  • Team player, willing to collaborate and take direction from producers
  • Must be willing to work weekends, nights and some holidays (schedule built around live sporting event hours)
  • Knowledge of sports gambling preferred but not required
  • Demonstrate the ability to work calmly under a pressurized live television environment.
  • Possess the visual acuity to work in darkened edit rooms for extended periods of time to produce required content.
  • Possess auditory acuity to effectively listen to instructions via intercom system, phones, etc. 
  • Possess the manual dexterity to effectively operate keyboard/mouse on computers, edit equipment, etc. 
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

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