BuzzFeed is hiring a

News Curation Fellow

New York, United States

We're looking for a smart news junkie to join BuzzFeed News' Curation team and help tell our readers on multiple platforms what is happening in the world today. This Fellow will provide editorial as well as some administrative support to the team.

The successful candidate will have excellent news judgement and communication skills. Excitement about figuring out what people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about online is a must.

This is full-time fellowship based in New York.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist editors in presenting news across platforms — in the BuzzFeed News app, social accounts, and home page.
  • Support live coverage on social media during breaking news events.
  • Embrace new and innovative ways to tell news stories across BuzzFeed’s distributed news channels.
  • Pitch ideas and assist in fact-checking of breaking news videos.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of social platforms and apps, and why content on those platforms became popular.
  • Interest in politics, business, tech, sports, science, and global affairs.
  • Ability to keep a cool head under pressure, and work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced breaking news environment.
  • Basic knowledge of photo and video editing software.
  • Proven organizational and administrative experience.
  • Must be a team player and live on the Internet.