Overview

GeekWire, one of the nation’s top technology news sources, is expanding our dynamic and creative digital newsroom with the addition of a fall video production intern. The person in this role will assist with editing and distributing GeekWire videos while getting hands-on experience in a local newsroom. This internship is a good fit for someone who is pursuing a career in producing, digital audience engagement, video editing, or on-camera reporting.

High-Level Tasks

Get real-world experience with video production by writing scripts and editing footage on deadline for GeekWire’s video series, TLDR

Help to increase visibility and engagement by distributing videos via GeekWire owned and operated properties as well as YouTube, Adwords, Twitter and Facebook

Work alongside the GeekWire editorial staff and help turnaround news stories on tight deadlines.

Bring your own personality and creativity to our news team, looking for innovative and new ways to report the news and engage with the community.

Requirements

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere (preferred), Avid or Final Cut Pro.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Respect for deadlines and comfortable with quick turnarounds.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Professional experience with social media.

This is a part-time, paid internship offered for the Fall Quarter / Semester of 2018. Expected hours are 20 per week. This opportunity is open to current students or recent graduates.

To apply, please submit resume, a link to a video sample, and a one-page cover letter that explains why this internship is a good fit for your skills and career goals to apply@geekwire.com.

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About GeekWire

GeekWire is a fast-growing, national technology news site with strong roots in the Seattle region and a large audience of loyal, tech-savvy readers around the globe, who follow the site for breaking news, expert analysis and unique insights into the technology industry.

GeekWire is uniquely positioned to cover some of the most widely followed and innovative tech companies in the world, and one of the most vibrant startup markets in the country.

Our signature events and meetups bring out thousands of people to connect, learn, recruit, do business and have fun with a broad cross-section of the tech community. Our membership program includes some of the most respected people in the technology community: top entrepreneurs, computer scientists and business leaders.

In addition to news coverage, GeekWire provides widely used resources for the Pacific Northwest technology community, including the GeekWork job board, GeekWire 200 startup ranking, the Startup List database, Service Provider Directory and GeekWire Calendar. GeekWire’s weekly radio show airs on KIRO Radio (97.3 FM) in the Seattle region, and reaches a worldwide audience via podcast