Photo Editor

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 24, 2012
Closes
Oct 24, 2012
Contact
Franz Martin
Duration
Full Time
New York Daily News has an opening for a Photo Editor with a minimum of 2 years experience for website and print. This is a full-time position; however, it requires someone with a flexible schedule that could accommodate the needs of a fast-paced newsroom. The schedule may include rotations to nights and weekends.

The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of entertainment and celebrity news and must have experience with online photography in a newsroom environment, preferably for a daily.

Responsibilities include:
- Editing photos and creating slideshows
- Selecting and cropping photographs for multiple sections of NYDailynews.com with a strong focus on gossip and entertainment.
- Illustrate breaking news stories with speed and efficiency.
- Researching photos for upcoming feature packages and selecting photos to recommend to editors.
- Ensuring that the visual presentation for the New York Daily News is creative and visually compelling.

Requirements:
- A strong passion for journalism and photo storytelling
- Understanding of photo rights issues
- Familiarity with PC and Mac platforms
- Ability to research and track down photos, especially in breaking news situations that call for quick visual representation
- Skills and familiarity with online media, including proficiency in Photoshop, HTML, XML and other applications
- Great attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
- Comfortable with change and willing to adapt to the constant flow of news
- Ability to work well in a collaborative environment
- Bachelors degree in fine arts or a relevant area

Along with the opportunity to contribute to and work in a dynamic state of the art newsroom, we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(k) plans. If you are interested in this position, please click on the link below.

No recruiters, no phone calls.



EOE
M/F/D/V