Photo Intern

  • Job Description:
    BuzzFeed News is looking for a photo intern to join us this summer! S/he should have a strong interest in current events, photography, photographers and how images can make or break a story. Successful candidates are creative, organized, a strong communicator, and like working in a fast-paced environment. Under the guidance of the Design Director and photo staff the intern will work on photo research, archiving projects, routing paperwork and occasionally shooting in-house. Interns are also expected to be part of brainstorms for shoots and photo essays, help maintain our social channels, assist more senior photo editors and provide general support to keep the art dept. running smoothly.
  • Position: Internship
  • Area of Focus: Photo
  • City: New York City
  • About Our Company: BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 18 cities around the world and more than 1300 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We infuse hard work and fun though a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.
  • Company: BuzzFeed
  • How to Apply: Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and a URL to their portfolio--either stories you’ve photo edited or original images (no dropbox or PDFs please) to this:
  • Job Requirements: Skills: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge a must) Resizing images, light color correction as needed Spreadsheets Familiarity w/a Content Management System Familiarity with wire services and photo research archives Familiarity with a DSLR and studio lighting equipment A sense of humor and a working knowledge of photographic trends
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