The Wall Street Journal is looking for a photo editor with great range, experience and journalistic integrity, who can 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 a dynamic and fast-paced team of photo editors. This position will be on the World desk, with a focus on international news.
While you may start remotely, you will ultimately be based in our New York office. You will report to the Deputy Photography Director, News.
- You Will:
- Work quickly and accurately on breaking news and enterprise international stories, collaborating with the newsroom's editors, visual teams and section chiefs.
- Curate and produce visually-led stories in a fast-paced newsroom, anticipating photographic and other needs as stories develop. Work in our CMS to combine different formats, newsroom tools and visual elements.
- Commission photography, working with our freelance 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 3 years experience in a photo editing role, an enthusiasm for good journalism and current events, and keen news judgment.
- Proven deep research skills and experience with news gathering and research tools
- Knowledge of web tools and programs, including content management systems, Photoshop, PhotoMechanic, video editing tools, FTP, and social media tools
- 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.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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Req ID: 26868