FACE THE FACTS USA Student Journalist Position:
The Center for Innovative Media at The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs seeks 5 to 6 student journalists for a paid 6-8 week summer project.
A team of student journalists will create short-form video profiles that connect national issues to local realities – stories about real people dealing with real government and policy issues. These creative, gritty, sometimes humorous, always memorable real-life videos will be part of FACE THE FACTS USA, a multi-platform civic engagement project dedicated to elevating the tone of national debate by providing a baseline, myth-busting understanding of key facts related to critically important issues.
FACE THE FACTS USA Student Journalists will:
-Work in teams to conceive, plan, produce and edit a short-form piece – or pieces – that illuminate how big national issues are affecting individuals.
-Go beyond the predictable – bringing creativity to presentation of critical issues.
-Deliver finished, ready-to-distribute pieces with guidance and review from the Team Leader and FACE THE FACTS USA editors.
The Student Journalists are required to have:
-Demonstrated skill in producing compelling short-form documentary pieces.
-Experience with Final Cut Pro.
-Familiarity with Sony 2100 and Sony 250 cameras, Panasonic High Definition HVX cameras preferred.
-Strong work ethic and ability to work as part of a team.
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Graduate or undergraduate students are welcome to apply.
These paid contract positions are available for the summer of 2012. The successful applicants will work in Washington, DC on The George Washington University campus.
Submit resume and reel to:
FACE THE FACTS USA Managing Director