Journalism Jobs & Internships

News Editor (India)

Brut India is the fastest-growing digital video publisher in the country. We’re a young, independent platform producing compelling journalism in new formats. Our team is multilingual, global and we’re committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism.

We are seeking a top-notch editor who can make copy shine. The ideal candidate would have experience writing snappy headlines and posts for social media on deadline, the editing chops to make a script punchy and an intuitive understanding of writing for digital video. We’re looking for an experienced editor with a good grasp of social media strategy across platforms.

This is a remote position in India.

What you will do:

● Edit digital video scripts

● Help steer the daily news file

● Write snappy headlines and posts for social media on deadline

● Oversee video edits

● Grow Brut India’s reach and brand using data insights

What we’re looking for:

● Good grasp of digital video script structure

● Experience managing a team

● Masterful command of grammar without sounding stilted

● Rock-solid news judgment to jump on a story quickly

● Experience commissioning stories

● In-depth knowledge of news and video content landscape

● Demonstrable ability writing razor-sharp headlines

● Experience working in an international newsroom a big plus

● Working knowledge of social discovery and data analytics in video

● Background providing actionable insights to the content team

● Fluent in social media best practices

● Knowledge of optimising videos for each platform

● Ability to multitask and work under pressure

● Attention to detail and accuracy a must

How to apply:

Email with the subject line “News Editor” and send us:

● An updated resumé

● A cover letter in 200 words on why you’re a good fit for the profile

● Three of your most relevant clips


DURATION: Permanent



Deadline: January 15, 2019