Mic is seeking an experienced Digital Platforms Producer to help develop and scale our video and visual journalism on digital platforms. As the Digital Platforms Producer, you are an outstanding storyteller and journalist who can craft clear, informative mixed-media narratives that combine audio, video, animation, illustration and written narrative. You are obsessed with consuming news on your phone, and know the ins and outs of mobile visual platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Apple News video.
You’re passionate about storytelling and the power of original reporting, and in this role you will work closely with video editors and motion graphics artists to pitch, report and produce original video journalism for various platforms. You have a strong and unique editorial vision, are highly collaborative, work well under tight deadlines and the pressures of the daily news cycle and are passionate about Mic’s mission.
- Pitch video stories aligned to Mic’s key coverage areas
- Collaborate with motion graphics artist and editors to tell mobile-first visual stories
- Work closely with small teams to launch various mobile-first visual series and franchises for Mic
- 3+ years of experience in digital journalism with a strong track record of visual storytelling
- Strong writing, research and reporting skills
- Extensive knowledge and experience producing stories for Snapchat and Instagram
- Ability to quickly prototype or explain ideas to a wide set of collaborators
- Passionate about news, culture and current events
- Ability to hit hard deadlines as well as adapt quickly
- Process-oriented, extremely organized
- Highly communicative and strong interpersonal skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize assignments
Mic reaches a monthly audience of 50 million with original reporting on the most important issues through diverse perspectives that challenge conventional thinking. We consider Mic the leading digital news company for society’s changemakers, who most influence and impact the world. We explore, explain and expose.