Features Photo Editor

Dow Jones
NEW YORK, New York
Dec 21, 2019
News & Journalism
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced photo editor to join our Features team in New York.

We're looking for a photo editor with range and journalistic integrity, who can produce high-quality photography assignments on deadline. You should demonstrate deep research skills, broad agency and social media research knowledge and the skills to work effectively within a large newsroom, with bureaus around the world. The work requires great creativity, speed, organization and attention to detail, to conceive of and create compelling photographic content for all platforms of WSJ, from desktop to mobile app to social to print sections.

You must have at least 3-5 years experience in a photo editing and production role. You will report to the Deputy Photo Director for Features.

You Will:

  • Produce and build visual assets for WSJ digital and print platforms.

  • Assign photography and produce shoots: Commission original content, including shoots in WSJ’s in-house photography studio, as well as on location

  • Perform historic and general photo research.

  • Pitch visually innovative and original approaches to features coverage, from print covers to digital display, focusing on the online experience and demonstrating an understanding of the different platforms and audiences.

  • Collaborate with audience and platform teams on social strategy and distribution of WSJ content.

  • Maintain a budget on a monthly basis.

You Have:

  • A background in editorial production work, conceptualization and assigning of portraiture, also, interiors, design and other general lifestyle coverage.

  • Strong digital skills. Familiarity with web tools and photo editing programs, including content management systems, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, video editing tools, FTP.

  • Excellent news judgment and an expansive understanding of mobile-first experience and design.

  • Strong organizational, communication and collaborative abilities.

  • A creative vision and enthusiasm to spearhead and collaborate on new ideas.

  • The ability to work independently as well as with a team.

  • Deep research skills, including newsgathering and social media tools.

  • Basic coding skills a plus

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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Req ID: 19660

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