WIRED is seeking a Video Fellow. We offer eight-month-long fellowships focused on reporting, video, gadgets, fact-checking, and photography.
All jobs are located at WIRED’s editorial headquarters in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood. Applicants must be pursuing journalism as a career and have experience working in a deadline-oriented environment.
You should also be enthusiastic, be highly organized, and have a demonstrable interest in technology. Our fellowships are full time and therefore not appropriate for matriculated students.
This position is best suited to a recent graduate of a college or graduate program in journalism with prior experience in video journalism at a news or online media publication.
The ideal candidate should be able to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro and shoot confidently with professional cameras (experience using Sony FS7 is a plus).
Candidates should have experience with pitching, researching, scouting shoot locations, interviewing sources, and scripting stories.
Candidates must be familiar with and enthusiastic about WIRED’s coverage. We’re looking for someone who is creative, curious, eager, smart, and deeply passionate about video journalism.
Responsibilities include pitching story ideas, assisting on shoots, transcribing interviews, helping producers with research, shooting video, and editing when necessary.
HOW TO APPLY : In your cover letter, please choose two of your favorite pieces of video journalism from any publication and explain why you believe they are strong videos.
In addition, please provide a link to your video reel. DEADLINE : Applications for all five fellowships are due Feb. 28, 2020.
Please specify the fellowship for which you're applying. You may apply for only one position, but you may be considered for others as we deem appropriate.
We will not consider late applications. DETAILS : The pay : $20 per hour, 35 hours per week. The hours : 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday.
Fellows are eligible for sick days and health care benefits. Employer does not sponsor visas for this position. What happens next?
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