Video Producer, HuffPost

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

Job Description

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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

  • Highly-skilled storyteller

  • 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

Additional Information

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.