(Freelance) Video Editor/Digital Journalist

Employer
Blasting News
Location
New York
Salary
5.00 USD Annual + $5 for each and every published video
Posted
Oct 15, 2017
Closes
Oct 19, 2017
Role
IT
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Board
NYCityWorks.com
About Blasting News:

Blasting News is one of the largest global social news publishers set up in mid-2013, it is now one of the most visited websites in the world. Blasting News has grown to 100 million monthly unique on-site visitors in the months since its launch and has readers in five continents and offices in London, New York, Sao Paulo, Milan, Rome, and soon Singapore.

We pioneer a new disruptive concept of journalism, being made by the people, for the people. News is produced by freelance contributors (Blasters), fact-checked and curated by a quality team of senior professionals. All the processes are fuelled by the crowd, without any central newsroom - thanks to an extensive use of technology (the core stages are managed by algorithms, some of which are patent-pending).

Job Responsibilities:
Blasting News is looking for an entire team of freelance video editors to create and publish high-quality short news videos for Blasting News.

-Using our internal analytics tools to determine the growing popularity of our published articles, to then create quick-turn-around social news videos to accompany them.
-Produce creative videos about a variety of different interesting topics.
-Share and promote the news on Blasting News, as well as the videos you create, via your social media channels.
-Use your experience in video editing to generate a collection of videos very quickly each day in order to reap the maximum benefits of our meritocratic platform!

You Must:
-Have some previous experience in editing videos (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, iMovie).
-Have some previous experience as a journalist, at minimum an excellent level of written and oral skills.
-Be available for working flexible hours, and willing to contribute as much high-quality content as possible.
-Have a strong knowledge of publishing content online.
-The ability to verify and fact-check information, before including it into your video.
-Interested in journalism and improving your skillset.
-Have access to your own video editing software.

We believe in fixed compensation, and that's why we guarantee $5 for each and every video you publish on our website.

Our freelance Video Blasters , are not required to work in our offices and therefore can work remotely, from anywhere in the world!

Upon application, please send an example of a simple video you have created which you think shows some of the skills we're looking for. Send that via WeTransfer to