How the Gray Lady Finds its Freelancers

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Challenges

  • How to build and manage freelance producer network

  • How to hire freelance video producers in remote locations around the world

  • How to generate new story ideas from scratch

  • How to scale while maintaining stylistic consistency

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The New York Times has been a partner since the launch of the Storyhunter marketplace in 2015. They use the platform to find, hire and pay freelance fixers, video journalists, translators and directors of photography. They count on Storyhunter freelancers for breaking news, enterprise stories and award winning commentary.

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360 Video

360°: After Brussels Attacks, a Quiet Commute

Days after the Brussels attacks killed dozens of travelers, commuters described a "scary" and uncomfortable return to their routine.In these 360° scenes, you can get a sense of how Brussels is carrying on.(Video by Pedro Simão for The New York Times and Taige Jensen)

Posted by The New York Times on Thursday, March 24, 2016

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