Mic is hiring a

Production Assistant Intern

New York, United States

Mic is the premier news and media company for young people. With insightful stories and compelling perspectives, Mic engages an educated and mobile audience with the issues that define a generation. Each month, more than 30 million readers rely on Mic’s unique sensibility to stay informed and make sense of the world.

Mic is building a world class video team and is looking for interns to join the short form social content team. Candidates should be passionate about media, politics, and the digital media industry. This internship will be a great opportunity to learn more about and gain experience in video, social distribution and the dynamic digital news and media landscape.

This is a paid part-time internship. Start date and end date are flexible, along with days and hours. We expect interns to work at least 15 hours a week. The intern will report to Mic's Lead Producer.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Source video stories that our audience finds compelling and engaging from across the internet and social networks
  • Help surface content with viral potential
  • Secure permissions from rights owners for content use
  • Work with producers and editors to execute on original storytelling
  • Facilitate communication and best practices in all interactions with the production team

Must Haves:

  • An eye for compelling stories
  • Process-oriented, extremely organized
  • Highly communicative
  • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion for editorial storytelling, news and new media
  • Production experience a plus

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