Photo Editor

  • Job Description:
    The Wall Street Journal, the nation's largest daily newspaper, has an exciting opening for a Photo Editor/ in the Mansion section and News photos in our New York City based photo department What the position is: This is a rare opportunity to work with world class photographers around the globe, edit and produce visual content for in-depth and high end real estate stories. A great love of photography and visual storytelling are paramount second only to your top-notch portfolio of past stories you've edited and produced. This position (This is a full time position in our New York City office. Competitive salary, great benefits and vacation allowance and the best group of coworkers you will ever find are all perks for the job.) if for Aerotek posting please remove Who we are looking for: A visual storyteller able to pull together complex photo assignments, agency research, communication with reporters around the globe, editors with demanding standards. A qualified candidate is able to communicate via the written word and with excellent communication and social media skills. A bachelor degree at minimum is necessary and you should have at least 2 years in an position of producing or photo editing. Aside from your keen eye the most important skill for success in this position is a stellar personality, ability to work in a team environment and develop consensus with colleagues, yet be self-motivated to work the hours necessary to complete assignments that can span many time zones. A successful candidate will be deadline-oriented, digitally focused and excel at multi-tasking. You would be involved in a variety of daily and longer project tasks, including posting stories and creating complementary content, creating photo and multimedia packages building and maintaining special sections, managing social media accounts, working with reporters and editors on enhancing stories for digital and mobile devices, promoting reader participation, and more.
  • Position: Photo Editor
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: When you join Dow Jones, you become part of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and DJX, our flagship news and analytics platform. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and prosperity. From over 50 countries and in over a dozen languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content. Equal Opportunity Employer: 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
  • Company: Dow Jones
  • Contact Address: 1211 6th Avenue New York, NY 10036
  • Contact Email:rolanda.bazemore@wsj.com
  • Contact Name: Rolanda Bazemore
  • How to Apply: Please send resume via email to contact.
  • Job Requirements: Some of the skills needed:Thorough understanding of good journalism and how to produce it for multiple platforms; strong organizational, communication and collaborative abilities; knowledge of and comfort with Web tools and programs, including content management systems, HTML, Photoshop, video and audio editing tools, FTP, and social media such as Facebook and Twitter; knowledge of JavaScript, CSS and other modern Web technologies a plus. The successful candidate also will need: Superior copy editing skills Superior headline-writing skills, with knowledge of SEO Superior writing/reporting skills Superior critical thinking skills/news judgment Superior problem-solving skills Superior interpersonal skills The initiative to take on and learn new tasks as we move forward in out digital evolution The ability to teach and coach your co-workers Ability to create convincing and high-quality composite images from scratch
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