FiveThirtyEight is searching for a non permanent Video Producer to affix our crew full-time from mid-July by way of mid-November. This individual will pitch, storyboard and edit movies about U.S. politics, filling an necessary position in our protection of the 2022 midterm elections.

The Video Producer will report back to and work with the Senior Video Producer to direct and edit a short-form video collection that provides our viewers a deeper, data-informed understanding of American politics. They can even be accountable for enhancing the video model of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, which comes out twice per week. Throughout the primaries, the second weekly episode is commonly filmed on Tuesday nights after election outcomes are available in, so the video producer should be open to working a shifted schedule at instances, which can embody some late nights.

The Video Producer will work intently with the remainder of FiveThirtyEight’s video crew; FiveThirtyEight reporters, visible journalists and duplicate editors; and the graphics crew from ABC Information Digital. This can be a U.S.-based place, and work could be performed remotely or out of our New York Metropolis workplace. Candidates ought to be capable of work 40 hours per week on an Japanese time zone schedule. To use, please ship a résumé and two clips by Sunday, June 19 to [email protected] with the topic line “Momentary Video Producer.”

Fundamental {Qualifications}:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Professional
  • Capacity to script and storyboard
  • Expertise working in a fast-paced atmosphere on a good deadline
  • Expertise with multi-cam enhancing
  • Capacity to speak about visible model and supply considerate, constructive suggestions to animators and different collaborators
  • Strong information judgment
  • Common information of and curiosity in U.S. electoral politics
  • An curiosity in information journalism

Most well-liked {Qualifications}:

  • Expertise working in a newsroom 
  • Proficiency in Adobe After Results and Illustrator
  • Capacity to gentle a studio shoot
  • Expertise filming with a Canon C300
  • Expertise directing a distant movie crew
  • Expertise enhancing a multi-guest podcast video

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