Mediaite Is Looking For a Part-Time Field ​Reporter/​Interviewer!

mediaite-larger-e1401378707849Mediaite is looking for an ambitious, energetic, smart newshound to ​create original videos ​in the field. ​This position is focused on ​​trying to get ​interesting comments and thoughts from the biggest media personalities in the business. Whether it’s catching a pundit outside network headquarters or ​at a public venue, we want to hear the more irreverent side of their personalities. Think of it as a “gentleman’s paparazzi” position. We aren’t looking to embarrass anyone, just to see another side of the pundits and anchors our audience knows so well. ​

If you think you have what it takes and want to impact the news cycle then we want to talk to you. ​


  • Have a clear, concise, and in-depth knowledge of the world of news, politics and media, including online personalities, major cable and broadcast networks, leading columnists, and general thought-leaders.
  • Be comfortable ​shooting a camera (or even phone) and ​being ​in front of it if need be.
  • Have a clear understanding of how Twitter, user-generated content, and viral videos are shaping the news cycle.
  • Have strong news judgment and an eye for underreported content and ideas. Can you find the nugget of interest that no one else has discovered?
  • Having a encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture — especially television — is a huge plus.
  • Be extremely resourceful and quick to jump on a story.


For now, this position will be part-time, with relatively modest ​hourly​ rate​. Telecommuting is perfectly acceptable, as most of the time would be spent in the field.


Our offices are located in New York City.

To apply:

Send us an email ( ) with your resume and cover letter explaining why you’re suited for the position. Please include links to any articles or videos you’ve written or edited respectively.

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