This Much I Know

Video Journalist/Picture Editor

Based: london
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time, Part Time
Applications Close: 01 April 2019
Website: instagram.com
Twitter: @1987
Job Listing Added: 04 March 2019

This is not a job for people who like a safe desk job. #ThisMuchIKnow is an experimental news start-up, focused on innovation, interaction and engagement, building a news community where everyone feels invested. Founded by journalist and broadcaster Emily Sheffield. #ThisMuchIKnow is all about exploring futuristic ways to share the news and seek conversation on the issues that matter. You need to be a natural risk-taker.


Instagram: thismuchiknowglobal


Who are you?


We're looking for an entrepreneurial, passionate, open approach to delivering, finding and sharing stories that grab you and feel important to our predominantly 22 to 37-year-old audience is an essential. You need to love culture and more importantly love interacting with people.


About the role


We are lo-fi and immediate. We ask questions of our audience all the time. This is a job that will require relentless curiosity, fearlessness and an entrepreneurial attitude, alongside exacting standards.


As a female founder with children, I am very committed in supporting female journalists who are juggling home and work. Also I am passionate about seeking new voices in the media. Both #tmik and the Founders Factory celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Requirements
- You'll be responsible for producing informative, insightful and brilliant video journalism.
- You will be pitching, developing, researching and writing short stories/scripts.
- Top candidates for this position will have a professional background in journalism and experience in reporting, conceptualising and executing basic motion graphics. We do prefer a lo-fi hand-held approach rather than long, expensive videos.
- You need to possess journalistic passion for chasing down original content and finding great human stories.
- Top candidates will have a track record of creating highly-visual video stories that make sense of complicated topics, trends, and issues and feel comfortable working in a small start-up, entrepreneurial team.
- You'll need to demonstrate technical skill, high creativity and devotion to getting the job done under deadline constraints.
- You'll be willing to work flexibly to meet the demands of a 24/7 newsroom.
- You'll be comfortable under pressure and working at speed.


Skills
- Adobe Premiere Pro,
- Indesign
- Photoshop (or similar)