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Photojournalist
Summary
Title:Photojournalist
ID:300754
Location:TX - Austin
Job Category:News Room / Editorial
Division:GateHouse Media
Description

Photojournalist

 

Summary

The Photojournalist will visually document Central Texas news, sports, business and community activities. The ideal candidate is a passionate storyteller fluent in stills, video and editing who is capable of balancing high-end project work with deadline driven needs of the newsroom. They are collaborative with reporters, photographers, and editors and ambitious to pitch stories and see them through to publication. While the position is heavily weighted in still photography, the successful candidate will be capable of excellent video and multimedia presentations.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Demonstrated expertise in photojournalism / use of a 35 mm DSLR / lighting equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and execute creative ideas and collaborate with others
  • Experience maintaining high journalistic standards and uncompromising ethics
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends as needed
  • Expertise with video and photo editing software including Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficient with Mac and PC skills

 

 

Required Education & Experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree in video, photography, journalism, or other similar related fields (or the equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Three or more years' experience.
  • Strong motivation, a collaborative work ethic and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • Keen understanding of SEO and social media best practices and creative approaches to alternative web publication of visuals
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

 

 

 

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