Last year was a banner year for Insider Inc., the parent company of Business Insider and its general-interest news sibling, INSIDER. How big was it? Business Insider and INSIDER together had their highest-ever audience and engagement numbers. Beyond these impressive milestones, the stats below offer a snapshot of the impressive reach and impact attained in 2018 by Insider Inc. An expanding global newsroom Insider Inc.’s newsroom increased by 25% year over year; there are now 273 journalists on staff. The company generated 10 billion video views (and this figure includes only videos of 30 seconds or more). Business Insider posted about 56,000 stories and INSIDER posted about 18,000. There are 19 Business Insider bureaus worldwide publishing in nine languages. Our reach Insider Inc. achieved its largest-ever audience as measured by Comscore: 91 million unique visitors in the US alone (more than read The New York Times and The Washington Post combined). … [Read more...] about 2018 was a milestone year for Insider Inc.
In March 2019, Insider Inc. will welcome the first class of Insider fellows to its newsroom. The Insider Fellowship Program will take the place of the current intern program, and will be open to all early-career journalists looking to make an impact in digital media. We will recruit the most talented fellows and pair them with the team where they can make the biggest impact, whether they’re writing stories, creating videos, editing, researching, designing, or anything else. Their work will be seen by our audience of millions, and they will become experts in digital media. As our interns have in the past, participants in our fellowship program will end their time here ready to dive into the next phase of their careers as journalists. Meanwhile, Insider Inc. will benefit from the diverse perspectives that early-career journalists bring to our newsrooms. Fellowship overview Fellowships will run for six months, most based in our New York headquarters. (Some positions will be … [Read more...] about Insider Inc. is launching a fellowship program
Insider Inc. has a number of editorial openings across both Business Insider and INSIDER. If you’re interested in joining a fast-paced, growing newsroom, apply at the links provided below. Unless otherwise stated, positions are located in our New York City headquarters and begin immediately. Business Insider Emails & Alerts Site highlights each day to your inbox. … [Read more...] about APPLY NOW: Insider Inc. is hiring a careers editor, a retail reporter, fellows in the UK, and more
Insider Inc. is hiring a paid social media intern to help distribute Business Insider and INSIDER content across various social networks. Social media interns manage posting schedules across multiple social channels and help the distribution team reach its goals on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. They also help to organise and maintain our archives, analyse and track statistics, write around SEO, and work with the team to develop our social strategies. They work with content from all verticals on both websites and the video team. Our social media accounts are the face of our brands, and our social media interns play an integral role by helping to run our growing network. We’re looking for someone with: Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multitask Editorial experience with a strong storytelling sense Familiarity with the Business Insider and INSIDER brands and their content Excellent written … [Read more...] about Insider Inc. is hiring a paid social media intern
Dear readers: I just sent this note to our editorial team, and I thought you might want to see it too. Team! Last week, I went to the big tech and gadget convention in Las Vegas called CES. I got an excellent tour of the show from Business Insider deputy executive editor Cadie Thompson. The most fascinating thing Cadie showed me were the self-driving cars – their interiors, actually. They looked like little living rooms – places to sit and stare at your phone or watch a show on a huge screen built into the dashboard. It made me realise we’re only going to get even more screen time. If not because of self-driving cars, then because of the rise of 5G and increased connectivity. If not because of 5G, then because of the increasingly thinner, bigger, more flexible TV screens built into walls and glass everywhere you look.Nielsen says US adults already spend 11 hours a day consuming media. Is giving even more of our time to “content” a good thing? For a few … [Read more...] about LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: A goal for Insider Inc. this year