BuzzFeed is hiring a

Video Intern, News

New York, United States
Internship

Video Intern, News  

BuzzFeed Video is looking for a creative, innovative, and resourceful jack-of-all-trades who can assist with creating compelling news video content for the web and other digital platforms. Someone with  an equal hunger for serious breaking news and fun viral stories. Someone who is constantly thinking about how to best present stories in a constantly changing landscape. 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.

This is a full-time paid internship based in New York.  You must submit a sample video to be considered for this position.  Please take a post from the BuzzFeed website and use it as inspiration to make a short one to two minute video that shows us what you can do.  Send us an unlisted link and mention the title of the BuzzFeed post you based it on.  

Responsibilities  

  • Contribute ideas and edit short, text based videos on breaking news and viral stories
  • Assist with video shoots - must be comfortable using DSLRs
  • Record sound
  • Setup basic lighting configurations
  • Go on runs for the dept
  • Assist with research and media gathering
  • Handle YouTube uploads and administrative tasks

Requirements  

  • Experience creating and editing video content
  • Experience with cameras, audio and lighting equipment
  • Journalism/News experience is a plus
  • A competitive drive -- you enjoy winning and really going for it
  • Ability to take direction and work in a dynamic environment
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition (no haters)

**Please submit links to work with your application. If you are a BuzzFeed Community member and plan to submit anything relating to your application through Community, please include "BuzzFeed Application at the very beginning of your submission**  

About BuzzFeed   

BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly unique views and 6B monthly video views.