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VIDEO: editing fellow, short-form

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid editorial fellow to edit videos for our BEAUTY INSIDER Snapchat show.

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 leave ready for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

This video-editing fellow will work closely with a small team of producers and editors, with a particular focus on our BEAUTY INSIDER Snapchat show. BEAUTY INSIDER launched on Snapchat in October 2018 and now publishes episodes 5 days a week and has over 1 million subscribers. Our episodes are a mix of short- and long-form video content, and this editor would focus on short (1 minute - 1 1/2 minute) video segments, both original and repurposed from our archive. See our channel here:

Editing fellows work closely with editors and producers to create videos for a wide audience across the web and various social media platforms. Candidates should be familiar with our existing videos and eager to contribute work in our style. 

Candidates for the video-editing fellowship should have:

  • A passion for storytelling through video on topics relating to everything style and beauty

  • Familiarity with and interest in Snapchat Discover and other digital video platforms

  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team

  • Experience with video editing software, like Adobe Premiere 

  • After Effects experience is a plus

  • Experience using audio and digital video equipment including Canon and Sony cameras

  • Proofreading and copyediting skills

  • Ability to quickly execute scripts into videos that will be shared across platforms

This is a 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 September.

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 video-editing fellow for short-form. Please include relevant clips or a reel if you have it. Applications are due July 31.