Position Overview: We are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Video Journalist Intern to join our team and contribute to the creation of informative and thought-provoking videos. As a Video Journalist Intern, you will have the exciting opportunity to research, shoot, edit, and host videos that engage our audience and stimulate meaningful discussions. This role offers valuable hands-on experience in video production, journalism, and content creation while working in a dynamic and supportive environment.
- Research, conceptualize, and pitch ideas for informative and thought-provoking video content on various topics.
- Plan and execute video shoots, including pre-production tasks such as scripting, location scouting, and coordinating equipment.
- Conduct interviews, capture footage, and shoot on-location content, ensuring high-quality visuals and audio.
- Edit video content using industry-standard software, incorporating visuals, sound effects, graphics, and animations to enhance storytelling.
- Write compelling scripts that present complex topics in an engaging and understandable manner.
- Serve as an on-camera host or presenter for videos, conveying information in a clear and charismatic manner.
- Collaborate with the content team to ensure that videos align with the brand’s voice, style, and messaging.
- Stay up-to-date with current events, trends, and issues to identify potential video topics and angles.
- Source relevant visuals, stock footage, and music to enhance the visual appeal of videos.
- Optimize videos for different platforms and formats, ensuring maximum reach and engagement.
- Assist in monitoring video performance metrics and audience feedback to refine content strategies.
- Contribute creative ideas to continuously improve the quality and impact of video content.
- Adhere to project deadlines and maintain efficient workflows throughout the video production process.
- Currently pursuing a degree or diploma in Journalism, Film Production, Communications, or a related field.
- A passion for storytelling and creating visually appealing, thought-provoking content.
- Basic experience in video shooting, editing, and production. (Experience with video editing software like Adobe Premiere Pro is a plus.)
- Comfortable in front of the camera with strong on-camera presence and communication skills.
- An understanding of journalistic principles, ethics, and practices.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills to craft engaging scripts and host videos effectively.
- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a creative team.
- Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.
- Enthusiasm for staying informed about current events, trends, and relevant topics.
- Openness to feedback and a willingness to learn and grow in a dynamic environment.
- A portfolio or samples of previous video work (if available) is a plus.
- Valuable hands-on experience in video production and journalism.
- Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
- Opportunity to contribute to meaningful and impactful content.
- Exposure to various aspects of video creation, from concept to distribution.
- Flexible working hours to accommodate academic schedules.
- Potential for continued collaboration or progression within the organization.
- Stipend or compensation based on performance and commitment.
If you are an aspiring video journalist with a knack for storytelling and a passion for creating informative and thought-provoking content, we encourage you to apply for this internship. Join us in bringing impactful stories to life through captivating videos that inspire, inform, and engage our audience.