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Company: Atlantic Media Company
Visual Reporter/Editor - Atlantic Cities
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 21, 2013
Job ID: 1470045


The Atlantic Cities, part of The Atlantic’s digital family, seeks a photo and graphics specialist to join its growing team. publishes a broad range of original content dedicated to global cities and neighborhoods, on topics including transportation, architecture, urban planning, infrastructure, housing, the economy, and more.


Job Description

The visual reporter/editor will work directly with the site editor to develop new features for the site, including but not limited to distinctive photo essays, reader photo contests, graphics, charts, original reporting and photojournalism geared toward a growing social media audience.



  • Producing 2 to 3 original web pieces per day
  • Developing and launching a series of new regular features and audience engagement tools focused on strong visuals
  • Working with the editor and associate editor to ensure high visual and multimedia quality across the site
  • Graphics and web production
  • Pushing the site’s content out to social media streams like Tumblr, etc.


Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

  • A minimum of two years of experience in online journalism, preferably as a photo editor or interactive graphics editor, or similar
  • Advanced Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator skills
  • A proven ability to tell compelling stories in creative, visual ways
  • Strong writing skills and web production experience
  • Detail-oriented
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills a major plus


Please submit a cover letter, resume and three work samples.


Core Attributes:

  • Force of Ideas - At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing.  We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence.  Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, giving voice, argument, and flight to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity - Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct.  Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.


To apply, please visit us online at Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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