Video News Production Fellowship

Posted On: May 3, 2016


Media Organization: Democracy Now! Productions

Company Description

Democracy Now! is a non-profit news organization based in NYC. We produce a daily TV & Radio newscast that is carried by nearly 1,400 stations worldwide. Our website gets tens of millions of page views annually and we have more than a million followers across social media platforms. Everyone who works at Democracy Now! is committed to creating and distributing high quality independent news – it’s a great place to work.

Job Description

Democracy Now!, a New York-based independent, non-commercial daily TV & radio news hour, is seeking applicants for a paid full-time fellowship beginning July 1. Applicants must have camera and video editing skills, work well under deadline pressure and have some news or editorial experience. Duties include shooting news events, editing video news packages, working on the live broadcast, research, booking guests and writing. The ability to work well in a team and maintain a professional demeanor in all situations is required.

The fellowships require authorization to work in the US.

To Apply

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and portfolio to with "Video News Fellowship" as the subject by May 16, 2016. For each work referenced in your portfolio, please identify the role you played in the production. In your cover letter, please address these questions:

* How did you discover Democracy Now!?
* What are your goals in seeking out this fellowship?
* What makes you a good candidate for this fellowship?

Due to the volume of applications received, you will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview. No mail submissions or phone calls please.

Democracy Now! is an equal opportunity employer.