Photography Editor, CNN Digital

  • Job Description:
    Sophisticated still photography skills, color correcting images and cropping images within editorial standards. Mastery of technologies such as Photoshop and content management systems. Ability to work quickly and complete multiple projects on tight deadlines. Flexibility to deal with rapid changes in news, adapt to breaking news, prioritize multiple projects without direct supervision. Eager, energetic attitude ready to bring lots of initiative to a team environment. Duties: The Photo Editor responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating with editors and writers to source, select, color, correct and crop editorially relevant and appropriate still images for use with stories on all CNN Digital platforms including CNN.com, mobile and tablet devices. Monitor stories and other elements across all CNN Digital platforms to maintain photo quality and consistency. Research and write accurate, descriptive and compelling captions for photos. Build photo galleries and photo essays that tell a visual narrative. Demonstrate strong editorial judgment and writing skills. This position may require working early mornings, late nights and/or weekends. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Online
  • City: Atlanta
  • Region: Southeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across every available platform to more than 2 billion people, in more than 200 countries and territories. With editorial operations around the globe, the people who work here are on-the-ground connected and committed to telling the world’s stories with accuracy and immediacy.
  • Benefits: Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision; 401K, LTD/STD & more!
  • Company: Turner Broadcasting/CNN
  • Contact Address: Turner Recruiting Department One CNN Center Atlanta, GA 30303
  • How to Apply: *Please apply directly on Turner Jobs: http://bit.ly/18Gq4S5.
  • Job Requirements: Qualifications: Four year college degree (Journalism, Photography, or similar emphasis preferred) or equivalent work experience in photojournalism, multimedia journalism, and/or related industry may be considered in lieu of a degree. One year experience as a photo editor in a mid-size to large news market. Strong news judgment and writing skills (language, accuracy, balance, sensitivity). Visual sophistication, understanding of visual ethics and practical experience sourcing, selecting and processing still images. *Willing to work weekends and a flexible schedule based on a breaking news environment.
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