Video Journalist for Down To Earth

The Centre for Science and Environment, an established non-profit institution known for its rigorous and scientific policy research and advocacy on environmental issues, requires a video editor to cater to the growing audience of, for the website of its fortnightly news magazine Down To Earth and for developing video- based content for the site. The person should be able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. The person's primary job would be to edit video-based stories and interviews. The secondary responsibilities would include promoting the video content through social media networks. Experience in animation, and data visualization will be preferred. Candidates from news based organizations will be given preference. 

Experience: 2-5 years. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Should have a strong passion for storytelling and different styles of communication.
  • Very organized and detail-oriented.
  • Deep understanding of video trends and stories that align with DTE’s various video series.
  • Ability to manage end- to- end video production jobs in collaboration with producers, reporters and design team
  • Should possess the ability to understand scripts, conceptualise ideas and create storyboards for videos of varied styles, including animation.
  • Must have good communication skills in English and Hindi, and a good understanding of journalism.
  • Should be able to work and coordinate with a team of reporters and multimedia journalists.

Work profile:

  • Will be responsible for the overall look and feel of the film including but not limited to graphics and sound.
  • Coordinating with reporters and multimedia journalists to ensure consistency of creative vision.
  • Basic knowledge of social media SEO 

Key Skills:

  • Must be proficient with the Adobe creative suite with a focus on Premiere Pro, Audition, and After Effects.
  • Additional knowledge of the Adobe suite like Photoshop and In Design is desirable.
  • Must have good working knowledge of MS word.

Salary: CSE pays competitive salary commensurate with qualification and experience.

Location: New Delhi 

Application Deadline: July 29th, 2024. 

How to apply: Candidates can apply online (preferable) or through post. 

For online submission: Please visit and choose ‘Video Journalist’. 


Post it to

Ms. Jagdeep Gupta
Executive Director- Planning & Operations
Centre for Science and Environment
41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110062
Tel: 29956394/6339/5124, Fax: 29955879 

PS: Only short listed candidates will be informed.