(Freelance) Video Editor/Digital Journalist

Blasting News
New York
5.00 USD Annual + $5 for each and every published video
Oct 15, 2017
Oct 19, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Board
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