BuzzFeed is the world's leading independent digital media and tech company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally and spreads Joy and Truth across the internet.
Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform and entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, and Unsolved to name a few! These properties and their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters and more.
BuzzFeed News is looking for a Video Journalist to join our News Curation team in Los Angeles or New York City, which is the team responsible for packaging and promoting our journalism across all platforms, including social media. You will focus on finding and editing short-form (~3-minute) content for Facebook and Instagram that has news value and reflects the interests of the BuzzFeed News audience on those platforms. You will have an eye for captivating footage that appeals to a wide audience and experience structuring videos to keep our audience engaged while telling a story. They should also be creative, with a passion for news and excellent communication skills.
The Video Journalist will work alongside the News Curation team to learn how to package videos for social media - from creating effective headlines and captions to understanding how to move video on different platforms. You should be self-motivated, curious, with some experience in news video or social media.
This is a one-year, fixed-term position with the option of potentially renegotiating the contract at the end.
All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.
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BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world's largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios.
BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.