New York, NY
The New York Times is seeking a Video Journalist for its Video Unit. The ideal candidate will have vast experience in and thorough understanding of the editorial process and the production process that go into making premiere digital news video. We’re looking for someone who can pitch, develop and research stories based off of newsroom priorities and lines of coverage. The video journalist will churn out a high volume of engaging content that helps drive video views and expand audience. He/she must have a proven track record of solid editorial judgment that aligns with the ethics of The Times newsroom. The video journalist must also be comfortable working on tight, demanding deadlines and in high-stress breaking news situations. The job will require some travel. The Video Journalist may work on a range of Times video content, including breaking news, enterprise and show/series production. For more in depth work, he/she may be responsible for story development, character casting, coordinating logistics between in-house production and external production companies, and post-production assistance. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with the ability to manage schedules and handle the hiring and management of crews and freelance vendors when necessary. This posting is a union position as classified by the News Guild of New York, the union for news professionals.