ESPN The Magazine, associate photo editor

  • Job Description:
    This nonexempt position is considered the entry level photo job at The Magazine. Qualified candidates should presently live with commuting distance of the Bristol, CT, campus.
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: Other
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.
  • Company: ESPN, Inc.
  • How to Apply: To Apply (cut and paste link into browser if page does not launch) Samples of work: Applicants must supply a link to an online portfolio or links to samples of their work online.
  • Job Requirements: Responsibilities • Assign, produce, edit and research a variety of feature photography for all sections of The Magazine. • Develop concepts for front of book and feature photography. • Work with other departments such as design and production, but particularly with story editors, to create visual solutions for stories. • Participate in researching and recommending the selection of stock and other photography. • Assist in arranging photo shoots. • Help maintain photo archives. • Creating online photo galleries from ESPN The Magazine content. • Search for/suggest online galleries both current and archival from photographers worldwide. • Participate in ESPN The Magazine's social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Basic Qualifications • Minimum 2 years’ magazine photo editing experience although other experience within the photo and publishing business would be considered such as production work. • Knowledge of electronic image handling, research and digital camera files and software such as Photoshop. • Adept at photo research. Preferred Qualifications • Knowledge of major professional and college sports desirable. Required Education • Undergraduate degree in photography, fine arts or related field.
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