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Company: Daily News
Position:
Online Photo Editor
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
January 30, 2013
Job ID: 1458152

Description:

New York Daily News has an opening for a late night and weekend Photo Editor with 2-5 years’ experience for website and print. This is a full-time position; however, it requires someone with a flexible schedulethat could accommodate the needs of a fast-paced newsroom.

 

The ideal candidate must be well versed in all facets of news, including entertainment, and must have experience with online photo editing in a newsroom environment, preferably for a daily.

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Editing photos and creating slideshows
  • Creating graphics in Photoshop using overlays and silhouetting for homepage banners
  • Selecting and cropping photographs for multiple sections ofNYDailynews.com
  • Illustrating 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 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
  • 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
  • Ability to use Photoshop (quick masking, color correcting)
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in photojournalism or experience in a newsroom

 

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(k) plans.

 

No recruiters, no phone calls.

 

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