We’re Hiring A Social Video Intern For Summer season And Fall


FiveThirtyEight is in search of an intern to work with our video and social groups in the course of the summer time of 2022. We’re on the lookout for a present pupil journalist or latest graduate who’s passionate about accuracy, readability, video manufacturing and storytelling; who’s adept at constructing and cultivating communities on platforms like TikTok or Instagram; and is keen on sharing our wonky, data-driven strategy to sports activities and political journalism with these audiences.

The intern’s foremost function might be to construct up FiveThirtyEight’s video presence, engagement and following on social platforms. This implies pitching and executing quick social movies whereas creating and refining FiveThirtyEight’s cross-platform voice and tone. Ought to they’ve curiosity, the intern may narrate or host movies. The intern may also assist with basic video viewers technique and work with our senior designer and video journalists to repurpose present property for distribution on our web site and different platforms, together with Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

Journalism expertise (whether or not from a journalism class, faculty paper, job or internship) is a should, as is a few expertise reporting on politics. However “politics” doesn’t simply imply electoral politics — it may imply you’ve gotten expertise reporting on coverage points, social actions, how polarization impacts your neighborhood or one thing else.

The social/video intern will report back to the senior editor for social and viewers and the senior video producer however may also have the chance to work with reporters throughout the newsroom.

Candidates ought to have the ability to decide to a full-time schedule from Might or June via August. They should be a present pupil or have graduated previously 18 months. This can be a paid place and may be carried out remotely.

Primary {qualifications}:

  • Some journalism expertise
  • A stable understanding of U.S. politics and a prolific consumption of reports
  • Enthusiasm for FiveThirtyEight and the sort of journalism we create
  • Demonstrated expertise creating compelling social movies
  • Some expertise with Adobe Premiere. Candidates ought to have the ability to reduce clips and add music
  • Expertise writing scripts and storyboarding
  • Expertise behind a digital camera (a smartphone digital camera counts)

Most well-liked {qualifications}:

  • Expertise writing social copy
  • Expertise utilizing WordPress or an analogous CMS to publish articles
  • Expertise in entrance of the digital camera (a smartphone digital camera counts)

Extra info:

Should you don’t examine each field, that’s OK — we’d nonetheless like to listen to from you. Apply right here with a résumé and temporary cowl letter. Please embrace hyperlinks in your cowl letter or résumé to 3 social movies you’ve produced. They are often private tasks and don’t essentially should be journalistic.

On the time of utility, the applicant should be enrolled in an accredited school/college and taking not less than one class within the semester/quarter previous to participation within the internship program, or the applicant will need to have graduated from a university/college inside six months.

This internship is a paid, distant internship and can run Might/June 2022 via January 2023. Candidate should be obtainable to work 40 hours/week on Japanese Time in the course of the internship.

ABC Information and FiveThirtyEight are equal-opportunity employers. Candidates will obtain consideration for employment with out regard to race, coloration, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, sexual orientation, gender identification, incapacity or protected veteran standing.



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