Chief Photographer

The World / Lee Enterprises, Coos Bay, Oregon

Date PostedDecember 19, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyLocal News
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://www.theworldlink.com/workhere
Description:

The World, a Lee Enterprises newspaper located on Southwest Oregon’s Adventure Coast in Coos Bay, is looking for a photographer/editor who can tell stories for our print and online editions. We are looking for someone who is driven by curiosity as much as breaking news. This position reports to the Executive Editor.

 

The ideal candidate:
    •    Is an experienced news photographer who delivers balanced, well-composed, layered photographs
    •    Pushes his/herself to take photographic risks     
    •    Turns ordinary assignments into extraordinary results, including portraits, events, food, and other core World features that utilize photography
    •    Can lead The World’s photography and video efforts
    •    Generates his/her own story ideas
    •    Works in a collaborative environment with reporters
    •    Works closely with editors and designers to producing compelling visual packages
    •    Continues to learn and expand upon his/her skill set

 

Expert level of Photoshop and color-correcting is a must; working knowledge of other Adobe CC programs a bonus. The World is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

To apply please go to www.theworldlink.com/workhere upload an online portfolio, resume and cover letter.


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