Editing—A Cut Above
High Noon Entertainment
NPPA Cutting Edge Editor of the Year, 2002 and 2005
NPPA National Editor of the Year, 2003 and 2004
I t’s 4:35 P.M. A fresh cassette from the field is ushered into the newsroom with the same focused intensity as a critical patient being rushed to an ER.
On a dark monitor, the first frame of video pops to life. The remains of a collapsed building stand frozen against falling snow and rescue efforts. Emergency lights flash on the screen, illuminating Brian Weister in a transparent cage. He’s an editor, the final voice that “tells” the ...