Video Blogger

Posted On: September 14, 2010

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Daily Beast

Company Description

The Daily Beast is a website dedicated to news and commentary, culture and entertainment. Created by Tina Brown and IAC, The Daily Beast curates the web's best content and offers fresh works from its own talented roster of contributors. The Daily Beast can be found online at and is an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI).

Job Description

We are seeking a Video Blogger to contribute to our video cheat sheet and write/edit aggregated video blogs. This is a job for someone with deep knowledge of political, entertainment, and celebrity news. A sharp point of view and writing that is ready for a national audience is essential.

The video blogger will scour the web for the buzziest viral videos, keep on top of breaking political news, and clip and edit the best moments from a variety of television programs. The ability to pick an interesting sound bite out of the cluttered media landscape is a must.

Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, familiarity with a standard CMS, and basic HTML is a plus, but more important is outstanding news judgment and writing ability. Successful candidates will possess at least 1 -2 years experience working for a media organization.

This is a part time opportunity. Please include the days/times you would be available in your application.
Additional Requirements:

* Extensive knowledge of and interest in the news and entertainment industry and be well versed in celebrity news & current events
* Must have a great eye for compelling videos and can quickly select unique but relevant clips
* Must be available to work nights and weekends
* Desire to work in a diverse, start up environment

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