, Senior Picture Researcher

Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Online, News
Picture Researcher

Job Details, is looking for a talented Senior Picture Researcher to join the London desk.

The ideal candidate will have experience in creating graphics, editing picture content and coordinating picture coverage in a fast-paced 24-hour digital news environment.

Must be flexible regarding shifts (including weekends and nights).


Requirements include:

2-3 years’ experience in creating graphics, editing and sourcing picture content for a newspaper or online news operation.

Ability to work within stringent deadlines with the focus on producing eye catching creative graphics as well as sourcing, editing and distributing picture content to our various departments.

Experience in Photoshop

Confidence in negotiating exclusives and managing agency relationships.

Good technical knowledge of picture management and web publishing systems

Background in news and showbusiness picture content is desirable.

Understanding of legal covenants such as the UK Editors’ Code of Practice, media law and editorial guidelines globally is desirable.


The above list is not exhaustive and constantly evolving, based on the needs of the business. Out of hours availability and a high level of adaptability are essential.

Staff benefits include an in-house gym, night taxi service, cycle-to-work scheme, travel season tickets, discounts at retailers, and company pension scheme, among many others.

Please apply by sending an up-to-date CV, a note about yourself and why you’d be perfect for the role. Any applications received without a CV will not be considered.


Metro is the UK’s leading urban media brand, delivering bite-size news, sport, entertainment and showbiz to its Urbanite commuter audience every weekday.

Our readers live and work in cities – thrilling places full of professional, social and cultural possibilities. We help them (and you!) get more from city life and feel in the know, to join in, experience and connect even more.

Our short, stimulating, espresso-style content complements how we all live, work and play in the urban environment we’re so passionate about.

Company info
Northcliffe House
2 Derry Street
W8 5TT

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