The New Yorker is Looking For Photo Editor
The Photo Editor is responsible for researching, assigning, producing and editing photography for stories for the print magazine and digital platforms. This Guild position reports to The New Yorker’s Photo Director.
- Research, analyze, assign, produce, and edit photography within your artistic judgment and discretion for the print magazine and newyorker.com.
- Pitch, develop, and research original photo essays for print and digital.
- Pitch ideas for newyorker.com’s photo blog, Photo Booth.
- Team with photographers, photo agencies, galleries, and book publishers to discover and develop fresh new photo projects.
- Work with photographers, agencies, subjects, and fact checkers to obtain accurate caption and credit information.
- Work with photographers, agencies, vendors, and the company’s licensing and business departments to create budgets, expedite contracts, and manage invoices in a timely manner.
- Additional duties as required, or as assigned by manager.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Minimum of three years of experience assigning and producing photo shoots, or similar.
- Demonstrated artistic judgment and creativity in related work.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Knowledge of photography and assignment photographers, and a general familiarity with photo rights.
- Adobe Creative Suite skills are a plus.
- Excellent organizational skills and confidence working on multiple projects with tight deadlines.
- Knowledge of and interest in the topics covered by the magazine, including news, politics, and culture.
- Willingness to work some early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
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