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Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

Hello, i am Stelios and i live in Greece.
I would like to ask for some information about working on TV stations in Switzerland.

I am acknowledged in video editing (post production editor) with AVID Technology.
I have worked for 3 years in the Greek Public TV and specifically in international news and broadcasting.

Now i’m working on producing in a large television station. Ant1 TV Channel.

http://www.antennaeurope.gr/index.php

http://www.antennaeurope.gr/onair&air=5737

I know the main language in Switzerland is German or French

However, I can speak Greek and English.(i will learn to speak the language while living in Switzerland)
Is it possible to find a job with these qualifications?

Looking forward for your answer
Thanks in advance.
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Re: Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

Welcome to the forum.

Have you looked at the jobs and training sections ?

http://www.sf.tv/unternehmen/einzel....avpath=stb/ste

http://www.sf.tv/unternehmen/einzel....avpath=aus/moe

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/front/jobs.html?cid=77480

http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/front/ab...html?cid=77472

Fluency in German and / or French is expected, and substantiated with a certificate of competency for non-native speakers.
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Re: Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

What exactly can you edit if you don't understand the language ?
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Re: Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

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What exactly can you edit if you don't understand the language ?
Yes i know that is difficult, but i suppose that i will speak English...
But you are right, What exactly can i edit if i don’t understand the language
!!!

I love this country and I will try to learn German! The satiation in Greece is sucks, and a lot of people want to find a real job in Europe.

Thanks for your advices
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Re: Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

Sympathies, but maybe look for a job in Britain?
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Re: Job on TV Station (Video Editor)

Hi,

Most Editors are freelance, many local companies make videos where the primary launguage is English. You can find work but not a full time job.

I regulary work in Zurich & Geneva as a cameraman, launguage has never been an issue. I have been here since 1994, 90% of my work is in English, I charge more than the locals.
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Sympathies, but maybe look for a job in Britain?

Most Editors are freelance, many local companies make videos where the primary launguage is English. You can find work but not a full time job.

I regulary work in Zurich & Geneva as a cameraman, launguage has never been an issue. I have been here since 1994, 90% of my work is in English, I charge more than the locals.
i also search job in GB.I could not find full time job too, but my first priority was Switzerland!. It's not always all feasible in our life
and these days, nothing is going well here!!

fatmanfilms, as a cameraman do you know which program is famous for video editing in Switzerland, as for local companies or for TV Stations.


Thanks for your information
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