BuzzFeed is hiring a

News Fellow

New York, United States

BuzzFeed News is seeking an editorial fellow to work with our team of reporters and editors covering social news. This is a full-time, paid position for three months.

Social news is a cornerstone of BuzzFeed and we are always learning and challenging ourselves to write high-quality human interest stories that people want to read and share. We are looking for a fellow who is excited about covering these stories and eager to develop their writing and reporting skills. You should be passionate about news of all types and be excited about the ways in which the industry is growing and changing.

The fellow will report to the News Editor in charge of social news. This job is based in New York.

Responsibilities:

  • Scour the internet and a variety of sources each day to find the most shareable stories of the day
  • Vigorously report stories and methodically fact-check every draft
  • Produce 1-3 stories per day that you believe our readers will want to read and share
  • Write a variety of interesting, shareable headlines for each post
  • Assist editors and reporters as needed

Requirements:

  • Experience reporting and/or editing for TV, online, or print news, including a college publication
  • Genuine enthusiasm for reporting and social news
  • Ability to collaborate with reporters in offices around the world
  • Love for the internet and the people who make it so great