Business Insider Today copyediting fellowship (FALL/WINTER)

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid copyediting fellow to work with our video content and help produce a daily show published on Facebook Watch.

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early-career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and leave ready for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

The copyediting fellow will primarily edit copy for our daily Facebook Watch show, "Business Insider Today," but also have opportunities to work on other shows and projects. This person will be responsible for editing copy on-screen for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sense, and Insider Inc. style. BI Today is a business-focused show, but that can include everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports, and all the rest.

We’re looking for someone meticulous who has a passion for grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and who can work quickly and independently. Attention to detail is necessary but so is speed and responsiveness.

Requirements:

  • Professional experience copyediting, preferably for television or video (If you do not have experience copyediting, please do not apply.)

  • Familiarity with AP style, content-management systems, social media, and instant messaging.

  • Team player with a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and a good ear for language.

  • Pass a two-part editing test, on page and on-screen.

This is a paid fellowship based in our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be as soon as possible.

Insider Inc. is the global digital media organization behind Business Insider, INSIDER, and an ever-growing family of brands. Insider Inc. tells stories that command attention and inspire action. Insider Inc. equips a curious and action-oriented audience of more than 350 million with the information and inspiration they need to keep the world, and their lives, moving forward. The company started by building the world’s largest digital business news site and has continued to grow and evolve to match the changing passions and interests of its audience. Insider Inc. is home to 50+ content verticals, and we publish 16 global editions in 8 languages.

APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our copyediting fellow for video.

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