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Photo Editor

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Looking for a News Photo Editor who has exemplary skills in photo editing, photo journalism and researching.

A deep understanding of visual storytelling through the use of photography, maps, images, icons and stock imagery are the keys to the success while flexibility, passion, detail orientation and journalistic ethics are the glue that binds this all together into the total package.

Responsibilities:
• Visual journalism
• Visual story telling
• Work with partners
• Generation of story ideas
• Generation of photo ideas
• Flexibility
• News judgment
• Video still selection
• Image maps creation
• Speed and urgency
• Accuracy
• Understand and react to art direction
• Has a network of photographers around the country that can be tapped into to do freelance photography
• Handling requests for images relating to our shows, artists and celebrities
• Photo research for various assignments
• Can work under pressure during coverage of live events
• Maintain and organize of image archive
• Following standards and processes established by senior team members.
• Responsibility and ownership for each project you are assigned to.
• Select editorial and commercial stock photography from a variety of approved image sources
• Create and select the best visual solution for editorial content

Qualifications:
• Desire to be part of a team
• Comfortable navigating ambiguity
• Flexibility with regard to schedule

o Able to work:
 Weekends
 Evenings
 Mornings
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent Collaborative skills
• Expert knowledge of Photoshop
• Advanced PC skills
• Knowledge of:
o Windows OS
o Excel
o Word
o Outlook
o Sharepoint, etc.
• Minimum 5 years photo editing experience and photo journalism experience
• A portfolio of work

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