Capital & Main, an award-winning nonprofit investigative news publication based in Los Angeles, is seeking applicants with a background in multimedia for a new Media Fellowship program. This part-time fellowship will be based in Los Angeles at Capital & Main’s Echo Park office, and will offer an opportunity for both training and hands-on experience in the production of multimedia news content.
Under the supervision of our multimedia director, the multimedia fellow will take on a range of projects, including:
Video pre-production, shooting, editing and distribution
Graphics and infographics
Multi-platform social media content
Coordination with other visual artists
Web development (Wordpress)
Skills and experience:
Strong knowledge of leading social media platforms (FB, IG, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Youtube, etc.) and viral content as well as knowledge of emerging trends and technologies.
Experience with Wordpress (not blogging), and an interest in building Wordpress skills quickly.
Adobe creative suite expertise is a plus.
The multimedia fellow will be integrated into Capital & Main’s editorial team, providing experience with the larger editorial process of our online news publication.
Pay for this position will be competitive. Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.
Capital & Main is an award-winning nonprofit publication that reports from California on the most pressing economic, environmental and social issues of our time. Winner of the 2016 Online Journalist of the Year prize from the Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Best in the West award, Capital & Main has had stories co-published in more than 30 media outlets, from The Atlantic, Time, Reuters, The Guardian and Fast Company to The American Prospect, Grist, Slate and the Daily Beast. Working with top writers, editors and visual artists, we cover income inequality, climate change, the green economy, housing, health care, public education, immigration, race, and criminal justice. Capital & Main is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.