Foreign Reporters at BuzzFeed in New York, NY
BuzzFeed is looking for sharp, intrepid, and plugged-in reporters to join our foreign news team. The successful candidate will have experience as reporters covering both breaking news and in-depth stories, and will also be totally native to the social conversations where foreign news increasingly lives. She or he will be hard-working, ambitious, and competitive team players with broad interests and an established social media presence.
Reporters will be expected to travel extensively, and attach a thematic beat to their location.
Precise locations to be determined, based in part on the reporter's skills, but we are looking for reporters in the Middle East and Asia. This is a full-time position and we offer competitive compensation.
- Cover breaking news with an eye toward advancing stories.
- Write unique features that help illuminate major regional and
- international stories.
- Produce work that becomes a vital part of the international
- conversation around the stories you cover.
- Extensive experience in and knowledge of key countries.
- Solid list of contacts and sources.
- Language skills.
- Established social media presence.
BuzzFeed is a new kind of media company for the social world. Our technology powers the viral distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. Our site is a rapidly growing hub for viral media that reaches over 60 million monthly unique visitors and our viral media network reaches an additional 300M.
BuzzFeed is at the forefront of a major shift in the advertising industry away from traditional banner ads towards "social advertising" that engages consumers, inspires sharing, and produces viral lift, or "earned media."
BuzzFeed's industry leading technology and unique social distribution engine is used by top brands such as GE, Kraft, and Coca Cola to go beyond banners, turbo charging their social advertising and branded content initiatives.
Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, previously cofounded the Huffington Post and is a graduate of the MIT Media Lab.
BuzzFeed is backed by: NEA, Softbank, Hearst, RRE, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel and Founder Collective.