Date Posted November 21, 2022
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


The Buffalo News, in Buffalo, N.Y., is looking for an energetic, talented and experienced photojournalist with exceptional photo and video skills to join our award-winning team of photographers. This person must have a passion for visual storytelling and be comfortable covering breaking news, sports, features and long-term enterprise work.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the expertise and desire to create compelling, informative, emotional and intimate visual stories. You must be willing to innovate and collaborate, demonstrating impeccable news judgment and the technical skills to consistently create images that go beyond the expected.

Here's what you need:
• Ability to manage complex breaking news situations under intense deadline and logistical pressure.
• Exceptional core photojournalism skills (photography and videography, reporting, caption writing and journalistic ethics).
• At least 5 years of daily newspaper experience.
• An understanding of social media and how to respond and engage on digital platforms.
• Professional knowledge of Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, Premiere and other photo and video editing software.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.

Why join us?
The Buffalo News is an award-winning news organization with the largest staff of journalists in upstate New York. We have a history of breaking the area's big stories and investing in the stories that matter. We strive to hire talented and dedicated people who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

The News offers an extensive benefits program that can be personalized to your needs. It includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company-provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with a company match. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. People of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.

Why Buffalo? The region is a lot more than chicken wings and Bills mania. The city has seen a resurgence that makes it an exciting time to work and live here. Aside from professional sports teams, the city has a philharmonic, a growing waterfront, a burgeoning medical campus and plenty of attitude. Not to mention Niagara Falls, beautiful hikes and ski slopes all within a short drive.

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