Video shooting and editing fellow (SUMMER/FALL) – Insider Inc – New York, NY
Company: Insider Inc
Location: New York, NY
Insider is hiring a paid editorial fellow to shoot and edit videos.
The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and leave ready for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see
Video shooting and editing fellows spend their time editing videos across a range of subjects, including food, travel, design, art, beauty, science, and more. Recent examples include
“Ballerina Breaks Down 11 Iconic Ballet Scenes”
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uloBdN4WNkk] and “Rich Brian Makes Nasi
Goreng, Indonesia’s National Dish” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Uh0D2FNOOQ]
Shooting and editing fellows work closely with cinematographers, animators, editors and producers to create videos for a wide audience across the web and various social media platforms. Candidates should be familiar with our existing videos and eager to contribute work in our style.
Candidates for the video shooting and editing fellowship should have:
- A passion for storytelling through video on the topics we cover
- Familiarity with digital and social media
- Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
- Strong pre-production skills including creating shot lists, organizing call sheets, and assembling/managing gear
- Experience lighting a variety of environments and lighting situations using film lights and/or natural light
- Experience using audio and digital video equipment including Canon, Panasonic, and Sony cameras
- Proficiency with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
- Proofreading and copyediting skills
- Ability to quickly execute scripts into visually engaging videos that will be shared across platforms
This is a paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in July.
Insider Inc. is a global news and lifestyle publication with teams in New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and beyond. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential and loved journalism brand in the world. To do this, we delight our audience, clients, and colleagues and we get better every day (you’ll hear that mantra a lot). Our employees are world-class storytellers, excellent communicators, “good eggs”, and—most of all—effective. We make things happen, love what we do, and have fun while we do it. You can read more about our Mission, Values, and Culture
here [https://sites.google.com/businessinsider.com/missionvaluesculture/home] and more about our company and brands
Our newsroom has three divisions: Business Insider, Insider News, and Insider Life. As the 4th largest digital media brand in the U.S, we tell stories that command attention and inspire action. We equip a curious and action-oriented audience of more than 375 million, including half of all U.S. millennials on the internet, with the information and inspiration they need to keep the world, and their lives, moving forward. The company started by building the world’s largest digital business news site which has continued to grow and evolve to match the changing passions and interests of its audience. Insider Inc. is home to 50+ content verticals, the #1 daily news show on Facebook, and we publish 16 global editions in 8 languages.
We’re always growing, and we’re looking for talented, curious, and motivated individuals to join our team. We can’t wait to hear from you!
APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our video shooting and editing fellow. Applications are due March 15.