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Editorial fellow, visual features

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid editorial fellow to tell photo-driven stories on a variety of topics like food, travel, retail, lifestyle, science and health, real estate, and everything in between.

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

Fellows on our visual features team will combine their reporting with photography to tell stories in the reader-friendly, photo-heavy format that Business Insider and INSIDER are known for. They will spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, pitching, shooting and/or photo-sourcing, writing, and producing visual features. 

In this position, you can expect to tell stories like these:

We’re looking for someone with:

  • A passion for visual storytelling

  • Excellent writing, communication, and time management skills

  • Experience reporting, writing, and shooting (school publications are great)

  • Skill with a smartphone camera as well as a DSLR — comfort in front of the camera is a plus

  • Comfort with photo editing software like Adobe Photoshop

  • An ability to identify the heart of a story quickly and weave a narrative through photos and text

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and collaboratively

  • Familiarity with digital and social media

  • Proofreading and copyediting skills a plus

  • Familiarity with SEO practices a plus

This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in June.

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.

APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our visual features fellow. Please include links to relevant clips if you have them.