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Job Opportunity: National Geographic hiring Video Producer/Editor

NGMGreat opportunity for the right person:

NGM is hiring a Video Producer/Editor

The primary role of the Video Producer/Editor is to create short-form video content for use on National Geographic’s website and other digital properties. He/She must demonstrate experience in all aspects of digital video production, including shooting video (on location and in the studio), writing original text, recording audio, creating graphics, and editing in Final Cut Pro.

The Video Producer/Editor will be responsible for working closely with NGM editors, photo editors, photographers, writers, researchers, and graphic artists. The Producer/Editor also works closely with online divisional resources at the National Geographic Society. The Video Producer/Editor must bring the same journalistic standard to multimedia storytelling as the magazine writers and editors bring to the print magazine. An ability to deliver with speed, clarity, and focus will be a measure of success.

Creativity, web experience, teamwork, and flexibility are all essential ingredients in the profile of this job. The Video Producer/Editor must be capable of multitasking-as he/she will be handling numerous projects.

Responsibilities:
-Works on the development and execution of editorial multimedia/video content for National Geographic online and other digital properties.

-Shooting and editing feature stories and short video series. Candidates must be comfortable working in the studio environment and out in the field. Experience with studio lighting is preferred. Experience telling stories with still photographs in video is preferred. Ability to create finished short-form segments that have high quality standards for music, sound, color, and story narrative.

-Candidate must have experience in and be able to follow proper procedures for contracts and right clearance.

Minimum Experience:
BA preferred with a minimum 1-3 years experience in multimedia/video storytelling.

Knowledge & Experience:
Successful candidates have worked well in teams and have demonstrated people skills and time management.

-Experience in Final Cut Pro, SoundTrack Pro, Adobe Photoshop, content management and digital asset management.

**This is a one-year contract position. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letters, and samples of work to Melissa Wiley, mwiley@ngs.org.

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