The Washington Post is seeking a digital-savvy politics video editor for The Fix. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience with video editing, is eager to tell political stories in creative, entertaining ways and can quickly and efficiently craft analysis that syncs with The Fix’s voice and fast pace.
The editor will find relevant video clips, compile sound bites and create original content specifically for The Fix’s core audience. In addition to creating Fix-focused video, this editor will assist with live video edits and breaking news production. The Fix editor will understand politics, its key players and find creative ways to cover news of the day. The editor will also be responsible for writing blog content to pair with videos.
Washington Post video editors have at least three years’ experience in a high-pressure newsroom environment, strong news judgment, familiarity with search and SEO best practices and experience writing news stories. Editors are expected to have a record of excellence in new media, social media and emerging platforms and the ability to use Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and social video tools.
If interested, please send cover letter, resume and links to recent work to Peter Stevenson (firstname.lastname@example.org), Phoebe Connelly (email@example.com) or Tracy Grant (firstname.lastname@example.org) by August 11, with the subject line “Fix Video Editor Candidate.”