Photo Editor, News

Dow Jones
16 Apr 2021
15 Jun 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description: The Wall Street Journal is looking for a photo editor with great range, experience and journalistic integrity, who can work quickly and decisively in breaking news situations, produce complex photo assignments, perform strong agency and social media research, and work within a large newsroom setting with bureaus around the world. You will join our London hub as the sole photo editor working outside of New York. You will work with the Asia and Europe bureaus on the breaking and spot news of the day across all coverage areas. You will also work closely with a dynamic and fast-paced team of New York-based photo editors, to collaborate on international assigning and news coverage. You will start this job remotely, but will ultimately be based in our London office. You will report to the Deputy Photography Director, News. + You Will: + Work quickly and accurately on breaking news and enterprise stories, collaborating with editors, visual teams and section chiefs. + Drive visual coverage in the international time zone, anticipating photographic and other needs as stories develop. Work in our CMS to combine different formats, newsroom tools and visual elements. + Work closely with the Lead Photo Editors in the key coverage areas for non-breaking news assigning, with a specific connection to the World Desk. + Photography assigning: Commission original content, working with photographers, editors and reporters to tell narrative, investigative, breaking news and enterprise stories on all platforms including mobile and print. + Follow department guidelines and safety protocols in working with photographers and subjects. + Promote a diverse and exciting group of photographers and subjects, with an eye to building new audiences for our journalism + Pitch visually innovative and original projects and approaches to digital story production, demonstrating an understanding of the different platforms and audiences. + Work with platform and off-platform editors to surface the work strategically across all platforms. + Manage budget effectively with quarterly check-ins with supervisors. + You Have: + At least 5 years experience in a photo editing role, an enthusiasm for good journalism and current events, and keen news judgment. + A strong network of international photographers and sources, spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia. + Proven deep research skills and experience with news gathering and research tools including Storyful, Factiva and Satellite research. + Knowledge of web tools and programs, including content management systems, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, video editing tools, FTP, and social media tools + Some knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is useful. + Motivation to work independently as well as with a team. + Strong organizational and communication skills and an ability to balance short and long term projects across different sections. + The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment. * LI-JA1-WSJ Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy 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 . Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line. Business Area: NEWS/WSJ Job Category: Art/Graphics Group 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). If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you. Req ID: 24750