April 30, 2021

Producer | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and any video samples to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for a Producer to join our team, with an immediate start. This role reports directly to our Executive Producer and would have opportunity to help our video production team produce multimedia news and social media videos that are distributed across partner channels. Our content is watched by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. This is an opportunity to have your work seen by the leading voices in the industry on a daily basis. Your content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience's experience!

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0.

This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer to script, research, book guests, and find video/audio/graphic assets to be used for long-form and short-form video products

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer and editorial team to determine the days' coverage plans

  • Assist with the production of all content (e.g. GIFs, promo videos, social media assets, video stills / thumbnails)

  • Act as a critical resource and point of organization for the entire video editorial production team

Qualifications

  • Skills in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere

    and After Effects are preferred, but not required

  • Skills in television news writing are preferred, but not required

  • A strong desire to learn, contribute, and grow in the creative field of video production / editing is essential

  • Must be highly detail oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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