RYOT News is always searching for volunteers to write original content for our growing site. We’re looking for talented writers, photographers, videographers, illustrators… you name it. At RYOT, we have an open mind. You can send us your resume or portfolio, but we’d prefer an intriguing proposal. Tell us what you want to do and why your work should be on RYOT. We can’t wait to hear from you. Please submit via email to: submissions@ryot.org.

CONTRIBUTE

If you are interested in web design, copy-editing, business development, an internship, or any other ways to contribute that aren’t listed above, please e-mail info@ryot.org with your specific skill set and we’ll try and find a way to get you involved.
Here at RYOT, we want you to Become The News in as many ways as possible. During major news events, look for our #CitizenJournalist campaigns, tag your Instagram photos #RYOTnews and share!

We will select certain submissions and include on our site and social media.

JOIN THE RYOT

RYOT CURATOR

Location: Remote

Job Description:
We're looking for someone with an excellent eye for interesting content. Viral videos, great photo series, crazy happenings, compelling human interest stories, Reddit gold.
Job Requirements:
- News and social media junkie
- Passion for a wide-array of subjects (global news, politics, technology, celebrities, sports... The more subjects you enjoy, the better!)
- Ability to use google trends, twitter, facebook trends and other analytics to identify viral live news trends

Compensation:
This is a freelance position, where you work remotely. You will be paid for every story we post that you recommended.

To apply, send an email to submissions@ryot.org indicating your interest, and answering the following questions: 1. What is your favorite source for viral content? For news?
2. What is more important for virality, social sharing or SEO?
3. Do you use reddit? How often?
4. Do you use twitter? How often?

RYOT CONTRIBUTOR

Location: Remote

Job Description:
You’ll work directly with our Managing Director to help create and distribute smart, and viral content that not only engages but educates our readers about important causes all over the world.
Job Requirements:
- Experienced editorial writer
- News and social media junkie
- Excellent analytical skills, grammar and reading comprehension
- Interest in the way online media is shared and digested and what the future of new media will looks like
- Knowledge about non-profits, SEO optimization and experience with WordPress preferred but not required

Compensation:
This is a continual pay-per-post freelance position, where you work remotely. You will be paid for every story of yours we post.

To apply, send an email to submissions@ryot.org with some info about you, your resume, 2-3 relevant writing samples and answers to the following: 1. What are your top 3 news sources?
2. What makes an article great and shareable?
3. Do you use reddit? How often?
4. Do you use twitter? How often?

EDITORIAL INTERN

Location: Venice, CA

Job Description:
RYOT News is looking for interns who are brilliant, fierce writers who want to grow their editorial portfolio and get exposure and training in the journalism/new media field. Interns receive editorial support and exposure to content, social media and startup strategy. Our goal is to get your byline on dozens if not hundreds of articles by the end of your internship, and to be a launchpad to a career as a writer.

Job Requirements:
- News and social media junkie
- Excellent analytical skills, grammar and reading comprehension
- Interest in the way online media is shared and digested and what the future of new media will looks like
- Knowledge about non-profits, SEO optimization and experience with WordPress preferred but not required

To apply, send an email to internships@ryot.org with a brief intro/cover letter, your resume, twitter handle and 2-3 relevant writing samples if you have any.

DESIGN INTERN

Location: Venice, CA

Job Description:
RYOT News is looking for a Design Intern who can help us beautify pages on our site, decks, event invitations, postcards and more. RYOT’s aesthetic is simple but street; fresh but retro and we want an aspiring designer/artist who wants to expand their own portfolio while helping make the world a little better.

Job Requirements:
- Excellent aesthetic taste
- Graphic design experience in InDesign and Photoshop (or similar programs)
- Experience creating email templates and front-end design experience is a bonus

To apply, send an email to internships@ryot.org with a brief intro and your resume/portfolio and your favorite 3 design blogs and/or behance portfolios.

FILM INTERN

Location: Venice, CA

Job Description:
We are looking for a hard-working student or recent grad who wants experience and exposure in the commercial / documentary filmmaking space. Interns will receive hands-on training from award-winning filmmakers doing film editing, producing, graphics, and more.

Job Requirements:
- Familiarity with Finalcut Pro, Premier, or AVID.
- Cinematography/directing experience strongly preferred
- Owning your own camera and a laptop with one or more of the above software strongly preferred.

To apply, send an email to internships@ryot.org with a brief intro, your resume and your reel.

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