The Nation is hiring a Multimedia Editor to create powerful visual and audio journalism for the leading American progressive media company. The Multimedia Editor works with Senior Editors to create and produce creative and provocative content for The Nation’s digital and social presence across a variety of platforms including TheNation.com, YouTube, podcast platforms, and social media. This is a creative position that will be given the opportunity to leverage audio and visual storytelling and platforms to grow the Nation’s audience and expand our reach.
The ideal candidate has been a video or podcast producer (ideally you’ve done both) with a proven track record of turning ideas into reality through filming, recording, editing, and producing. You should be well-versed in web, mobile and social media formats, with 2+ years of experience and a varied portfolio of work.
Work with the editorial team and the business side to create a range of multimedia features including photography, documentary video, illustration, animation, and podcasts.
Orchestrate and manage photography and video for web stories and social platforms.
Assign photographers, videographers and illustrators for long-form investigative and explanatory pieces.
Manage all photo research and rights procurement for art to accompany stories written by our reporters and freelance writers.
Edit, crop and color correct photographs, as needed.
Ability to coordinate with videographers, podcast hosts, or photojournalists, to bring their ideas to fruition.
Strong sense of news judgment, journalistic standards and visual storytelling.
Experience executing every aspect of production on videos and podcasts.
2+ years experience at a media company.
Expertise in WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Lightroom or comparable software.
Although we are currently working remotely, and you should have the capability to do that, a successful candidate should also be prepared to work in our New York office when the pandemic ends. The Nation offers excellent benefits, including generous health care. The Nation Co. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status, and strongly encourage candidates who identify as people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and/or gender nonconforming to apply.