Multimedia Producer (fellow)

Title: Multimedia Producer (One-Year Fellowship)

Company: The Caravan

Location: Delhi, India

Experience: 2-3 years

Deadline: 20 December 2018

Company Description: As the country’s leading publication devoted to narrative journalism, The Caravan occupies a singular position among Indian magazines. Its stories present a unique mix of detailed reportage and lively and vivid writing, with a commitment to the art of storytelling, whether the subject be politics, culture, business or art.

The Caravan is published by the Delhi Press Group, one of India’s leading publishers. Started in 1939, Delhi Press today publishes 33 magazines in 10 languages.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Researching, shooting, and editing for multimedia packages in alignment with the editorial vision of The Caravan

  • Producing image, video and audio content for multimedia stories with an emphasis on quick turn-around time, in conjunction with the editors and the creative director of The Caravan.

  • Developing ideas for short independent multimedia stories with editors for on-ground reportage and in-studio material

  • Conceptualising multimedia packages to translate The Caravan’s in-depth long-form reportage into short, crisp visual content

  • Developing multimedia stories with reporters working in the field

  • Working with the creative department for incorporating images and graphics in multimedia stories

  • Staying up to speed on news and current events, especially in the areas of politics, business, policy and society

  • Generating ideas to increase The Caravan’s presence and engagement on social- media platforms and creating multimedia content for the same.

Requirements:

Candidates should have prior experience in visual journalism. Those with a background in photo and video journalism are encouraged to apply.

Prior experience in shooting and editing video is required, with an ability to innovate during on-ground reporting. Knowledge of either Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier Pro is a must. Ability to edit in Adobe After Effects is highly encouraged.

Candidates should display an ability to work collaboratively in a team and in alignment with The Caravan’s editorial and creative vision.They must exhibit efficiency and an ability to prioritise and plan ahead effectively in a fast-paced news environment.

The Delhi office is a small shop, and therefore requires team players with a willingness to be flexible. This is a full-time fellowship, for the duration of one year. Night, holiday, and weekend work may be required.

Candidates from marginalised social groups are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Please send in:

  1. A résumé, including two references with names and contact information;

  2. A portfolio/showreel with previous video or multimedia experience highlighting personal contribution to the project;

  3. Two ideas for reported multimedia stories;

  4. At least five examples of multimedia stories produced elsewhere that indicate your creative vision.

Please mail these materials along with a cover letter to our executive editor Vinod K Jose at vinod.caravan@delhipress.in, with the subject line “Multimedia Producer (Fellow), The Caravan—2018”.