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Freelance Associate Producer, LIVE

Los Angeles, United States
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Freelance Associate Producer, LIVE

BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment company, is looking for a creative and ambitious LIVE associate video producer who can create compelling, shareable, service-oriented LIVE content for our BuzzFeed Facebook pages. Must be a native of the digital and pop cultural landscape with intimate knowledge of the latest and greatest in social media, content, and emerging technology/platforms.  

The associate producer should have an interest in live content. An interest in learning about new technology and autonomously working to create great video content.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive, shoot, and produce live videos for BuzzFeed’s Facebook pages
  • Ability to produce videos quickly, experiment with different formats, and be interested in analyzing the results of their work.
  • Work closely with the BuzzFeed's LIVE team to pitch and produce video components for the content they’re working on.
  • Collaborate with video producers to execute ideas on time and under budget.
  • Capable of outreach for casting and finding talent for streams.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience and/or interest in covering LIVE content
  • Knowledge of LIVE frames and the ability to iterate them (I.E.: things that work on professional live broadcasts including game shows and talk shows)
  • A passion for sharing LIVE videos that are entertaining and fun
  • The ability to think analytically about social sharing to create videos that are made to be shared.
  • 1-3 years experience creating compelling, shareable video content.

About BuzzFeed:

BuzzFeed is the social news and entertainment company. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment, and video across the social web to its global audience of more than 200M and 1.5B monthly video views.