News Production Fellow

Democracy Now!, New York, New York

Date Posted January 22, 2020
Industry TV Jobs
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary $45,000 to $50,000
Website https://democracynow.org

Description:

Democracy Now! Fellowships are paid, full-time, temporary work placements to help early career journalists develop skills and gain experience in a daily live TV news environment. All fellowships take place at our Manhattan studio where we produce our daily news hour.

We are currently accepting applications for our News Production Fellowship.

Democracy Now! staff provide one-on-one mentorship and supervision to help Fellows maximize their exposure to a fast-paced newsroom and build their skills as a journalist.

A successful News Production Fellow will thrive in a deadline-driven daily news environment and be an avid consumer of daily global news, following a variety of news sources (both commercial and independent) on a daily basis. They will demonstrate a passion for Democracy Now!'s independent news mission and be a strong team player with a great attitude and a professional demeanor at all times.

The workday begins as early as 5:30am ET, to coincide with the live daily TV & radio newscast at 8:00am ET.

Session Term

May 2020 - April 2021

Application Deadline
Applications must be received no later than March 1, 2020.

Responsibilities include:

Qualifications:

Candidates without the required experience listed above may consider applying for one of our internships.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must have a valid US work authorization and be available to work full time for the duration of the one-year fellowship.

Democracy Now! is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Submit the following online here no later than March 1, 2020.

No phone calls, please.

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