Pop Culture Producer

Employer
Yahoo
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
competitive hourly rate
Posted
May 22, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Duration
Contract

If you’re a pop culture fanatic, Yahoo Lifestyle and Entertainment is looking for you. We need someone who has attention to detail, ability work on tight deadlines, excellent grammar and the ability to craft an engaging narrative. This position is open to candidates from different editorial backgrounds: writer, copy editor, video producer or visual editor. This contract-based role will involve creating short “text on screen” videos that summarize news articles into bite-size pieces with compelling visuals. (All videos are created using a proprietary tool.) Please note: Only candidates located in New York or Los Angeles will be considered for this role.

Responsibilities:

Create text on screen videos for buzzy news stories
Write engaging, grammatically correct descriptions and captions
License imagery and footage from photo agencies and/or individuals
Identify trending news stories using content discovery tools

Required Professional Experience and Skills:

3-4 years of experience at digital media company
Bachelor’s degree 
Excellent communication skills
Ability to absorb and apply constructive criticism from management