The New York Times is seeking a senior video journalist for its Video Unit. The person in this role will take the lead on video reporting in any news situation breaking, enterprise, feature stories with any desk in the newsroom.
A critical focus will be on open-source investigations, including identifying and vetting footage, satellite imagery and sources culled from the web in order to connect dots and draw conclusions that reveal a bigger story. He or she will help set the daily editorial agenda for the team and oversee all aspects of production including researching, writing, shooting, narrating and editing as required.
The ideal candidate will be able to produce a mix of important scoops, hard-hitting investigations, news analyses and breaking news stories. This person will work autonomously and exercise sound journalistic judgment.
The job may require some travel, including the ability to report internationally and in complex breaking news situations. He or she will be comfortable managing big projects or series and will oversee the work of others as required. He or she will work closely with reporters and editors to develop original stories and will also collaborate with the photo and graphics desks to enhance visual concepts.
The senior video journalist will be expected to generate new content ideas ranging from short clips responding to breaking news to series and show ideas. He or she will be able to produce top-notch product independently while also guiding more junior staff as they develop and report ideas.
We're looking for an energetic reporter who is passionate about storytelling and helping grow The Times's audience with groundbreaking video coverage. Collaboration and collegiality are a must. Above all, we are looking for someone who works well in a team environment.
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