Producer, News, HuffPost

Post Date:Sep 19, 2018Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

HuffPost is looking for a seasoned digital video producer with a passion for creating engaging social video and visual content around news, current events, and trends. The ideal candidate will produce video packages from pitch to final deliverable, with an emphasis on news, trends, and current affairs content.

The position is based in New York City.


  • Pitch daily stories in line with a fast-moving news cycle, follow through from concept to completion

  • Write scripts and source footage

  • Oversee editing of final product

  • Spot stories, trends and events that will be important to the HuffPost audience

  • Conceptualize new ways of reporting for a digital audience

  • Assist in creating a calendar of key upcoming news events for coverage

  • Mentor junior level employees

  • Oversee long-term projects and series



  • 4+ years of proven broadcast/digital production experience

  • 4+ years of producing and writing

  • Proficient with non-linear editing systems

  • Proven social media savvy and strategic thinking, both for newsgathering, reporting and distribution

  • You should have a high-level BS detector, be willing to ask tough questions, and have strong gut instincts around where a story may lead.  

  • Rock solid editorial judgment: know when a story matters, when it doesn’t, and why. Know when not to cover something, as well as when not to cover something

  • Highly organized and collaborative, as you’ll be working on a “hub” with many links to Video, Editorial and Social teams.

  • Know that news doesn’t always happen during office hours.  Be flexible and willing to follow a story as it develops, especially in breaking news situations

Please submit a CV, reel, and any examples of your work along with your application.

*This position is in the WGA-E bargaining unit

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Contact Information
Denisse Gallegos
770 Broadway - OATH
New York, 10003
United States
Ph: 3478073574

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