Thursday, October 6, 2022
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Newschecker is Hiring

Position: Video Editor/Motion GFX Designer

We are currently hiring a Video Editor to join our team and work closely with a team of writers and producers to manage all aspects of the raw footage to deliver high quality and impactful video content.

Main Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Editing videos on a daily basis for social media (including horizontal and vertical videos)
  • Performing the full range of editing works from splicing, to sound balancing, colour correction and colour grading.
  • Review the script to better understand the video production requirements
  • Editing raw footage content and cutting video sequences to ensure that concepts are translated effectively
  • Review all edited tapes to identify any issues and recommend changes as required
  • Organizing and managing all audio and video assets to ensure a smooth workflow

Key Requirements

  • Solid prior experience as a video editor or videographer
  • Sound technical knowledge of professional lighting and photography equipment
  • Strong expertise in editing software such as Premiere pro, After Effect, Photoshop and Final Cut Pro
  • Good colour grading sense and skills to be able to tell a story through editing
  • You can perform simple 2D animation, motion graphics and VFX
  • You are organized and with high attention to detail
  • You can deliver high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines

To apply, please send your updated resume to [email protected]

Position: Fact Checker

Number of vacancies: 1 (Tamil)

We are currently hiring a Fact Checker in the Tamil language to join our team to fact-check information prevalent among social media users. With a thorough understanding of current affairs and social media, you’ll be responsible for keeping track of news, articles, announcements, and data updates.

Main Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Tracking trending content among social media users in the same language as you write in
  • Write fact-check articles daily after researching and investigating thoroughly. This includes getting information from primary sources as well as OSINT.
  • Any other client deliverables related to fact-checking in your language

Key Requirements

  • A degree/diploma in Journalism, Communications or a related field
  • Analytical skills to translate complicated concepts into simple, understandable formats 
  • Basic fact-checking skills and awareness of the current mis/disinformation ecosystem
  • Have a network of sources in place to verify information and disprove myths
  • Knowledge of SEO and WordPress 
  • Superlative research skills 
  • You are organized and with high attention to detail

To apply, please send your updated resume to [email protected]