Video Producer, HuffPost
- New York, NY
The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, video, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged global community for opinion and conversation. The platform has 100,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects about which they are most passionate. The Huffington Post is committed to covering our core editorial pillars -- news and politics, wellness, and solutions to the world's biggest problems -- and using every available tool and platform, including virtual reality and immersive storytelling, to inform, inspire, entertain and empower. With a global multi platform audience, The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Maghreb, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Greece, India, Australia and the Arab world. The Huffington Post is part of AOL Inc.
Oversee 2-3 VODs a day from pitch to completion
Produce VODs ranging from politics to entertainment news
Write comprehensive scripts and select compelling elements
Find and develop original, newsworthy, creative stories
Research and pre-produce every shoot; meet with crew and post-production teams
Work with editors to finesse each video
Meet deadlines and prove ability to multitask
Collaborate with editorial to find the best video asset for an article
Follow workflow procedures with pitches, shoots and post-production
- Responsible for the life of assigned VODs, from publishing through keeping them up to date with the ever-changing news cycle
This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
- 5-7 years experience with multimedia video production at a top production company, creative agency or digital media / publisher
Experience creating video for digital platforms, both social and mobile, long and short-form
Experience managing VOD shoots
Demonstrated leadership skills in high-pressure environment
- A portfolio to show experience, editorial judgment and creativity
EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.