The Temporary Video Reporter will be an integral member of the breaking news team in our New York offices. You’ll contribute to news coverage of the most important stories of the day, coordinate with the social team to drive viewer engagement through breaking news clips, clever video mashups, and gripping original video. This is a six-month, temporary position.
What You’d Get to Do:
Augment our news coverage in a visual format, using video to engage readers on breaking news, political scandals, and stories of the day
Coordinate with reporters working on long-lead stories to include original and aggregated video
Coordinate with the social team to deliver video clips and original mashups across various platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
What You Bring Us:
5+ years’ experience at a national news organization
College degree preferable
A keen insight into what viewers want from video news
Speed and excellent news judgment
An obsessive interest in getting the news out quickly and helping readers understand the most important stories of the day, month, year
A voracious news diet
A hunger to work in a fast-paced newsroom and to stay abreast of the competition
An in-depth knowledge of working with Adobe Premier, Photoshop, and After Effects
A working knowledge of audio mixing in Adobe Premier
An in-depth understanding of producing content third party platforms like Instagram Stories, Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitch
Why Work For Us?
The Daily Beast is a globally recognized publication at IAC HQ in Chelsea in New York City. Every month, we reach over 20 million of the most affluent and influential readers on the web. We have the aesthetic, quality, and editorial chops of a traditional media company with the nimble, tech-savvy required to be a digital only publisher. We are the best in the business at content partnerships, and we prove it through home-grown proprietary content tools that allow us to both predict what our partners should write about, but also measure the success of their content. This is a rare opportunity to work for a well-known, well-respected digital brand in an intimate, hands-on way, helping drive the national conversation from politics to fashion.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.