News Intern at BuzzFeed in New York, NY
Do you love breaking news, the internet and live in the New York metropolitan area? Do you spend insane amounts of time on Twitter keeping up with the latest stories? Do you love scouring Reddit and Tumblr looking for exciting stories that haven't been reported yet? If yes, we're looking for an intern to join the BuzzFeed News team.
- Creating awesome Twitter lists
- Researching and surfacing important breaking news tweets, photos and videos
- Write breaking news posts
- Help run @BuzzFeedNews
- Solid news judgement
- An understanding of Twitter and how news moves on social media
- Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
- No haters.
BuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and social content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. BuzzFeed’s technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in real-time with the hottest content of the moment. BuzzFeed.com is growing rapidly and reaches more than 60 million monthly unique visitors.
Jonah Peretti, founder & CEO of BuzzFeed, is an MIT Media Lab grad who previously co-founded the Huffington Post. Ben Smith is its Editor-in-chief, Google alum Jon Steinberg is President and COO, and Huffington Post co-founder Kenneth Lerer serves as Executive Chairman.
BuzzFeed is backed by: NEA, Softbank, Hearst, RRE, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel and Founder Collective.