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The Associated Press seeks a Photographer for its Philadelphia bureau

This Photographer provides photographic coverage of spot news, enterprise and sports in Philadelphia and eastern Pennsylvania. This person works closely with the news editor/photos, news editor and staff in the bureau and the National Photo Desk in New York City to ensure coverage of daily spot news, scheduled sporting events and regular enterprise. This Photographer generates enterprise projects that add a dimension beyond the daily report. This person also provides in-depth coverage of a variety of stories through multimedia storytelling. This photographer covers national and international assignments as required. Travel for assignments is required.


Applicants must have superior news judgment and the photographic skills to cover a wide variety of events, plus demonstrated initiative and enterprise to generate strong photos beyond scheduled assignments. Required skills include a sharp sense of photo composition, the ability to compose as events unfold and the ability to work productively under deadline situations. Candidates must be able to produce work in multimedia, incorporating use of video as well as audio slideshows. Applicants must be able to process and edit both film-based and digital photographic images and transmit using appropriate technology. Applicants must be self-motivated and well-organized, with the flexibility to juggle priorities. Candidates must have communication and interpersonal skills to deal constructively with fellow AP staffers, freelancers and members. Candidate must also be eager to work as part of a team.

Founded in 1846, AP is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video for more than one billion people a day. AP has more than 4,000 employees working in more than 240 bureaus worldwide. The AP report is distributed in four languages: English, German, French and Spanish. The report is translated into many more languages by international subscribers.

AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.


To apply for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser address bar: http://ap.contacthr.com/10584361 or submit your resume and salary requirements through our homepage at https://careers.ap.org/viewjob.html?erjob=8603

by [a former member] at 2008-04-08 21:02:22 UTC (ed. Jul 8 2008 ) Brooklyn , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

hi i am a freelance photojournalist in africa and based in south africa and east africa and i was wanted to apply with the associate press for a position as a freelance photojournalist my web page is mureithi.multiply.com you can view my work and my profile my eamail address is collinsmureithi@yahoo.com

i am ready and prepared for any assigment with the aim to learn and grow to the best i am hard working and determined thank you

by [former member] | 01 Jul 2008 12:07 | nairobi, Kenya | | Report spam→
hi Damaso are you sure about that link?

by Andreina Lairet | 02 Jul 2008 20:07 | Florida, United States | | Report spam→
MUSTAFA ?…would be perfect…hope he sees this :))


by [former member] | 03 Jul 2008 00:07 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
hey bob, just spotted it….but this is from april, i think they filled this position?

by [former member] | 03 Jul 2008 01:07 (ed. Jul 3 2008) | Philadelphia, United States | | Report spam→
i bet they filled it, laid the photographer off and closed the position all ready..

by chad hunt | 03 Jul 2008 01:07 | new york city, United States | | Report spam→
Mustafah (correct spelling this time ;)) )

o…(ok, now i spelled you correctly)…but man, you would be PERFECT…and it’s Philly…i hope it hasn’t been filled

go contact them! :))


by [former member] | 03 Jul 2008 02:07 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
Even if they have filled it it is good to contact them because they will keep your information and work on file…

by [former member] | 03 Jul 2008 19:07 | Brooklyn, United States | | Report spam→
Hello Mustafah, I’m currently the photo intern in Philly for the AP and they are still looking to fill that spot. So you should def look into it. The editor here is absolutely fabulous. A great pleasure to work with. I can give you her email if you want. Contact me at jmaxon.wpa@gmail.com


by Justin Maxon | 07 Jul 2008 23:07 | Philadelphia, United States | | Report spam→
See people? I try to hook you guys up, get off your butts and send in a resume for the love of pete!

by [former member] | 08 Jul 2008 02:07 | Brooklyn, United States | | Report spam→

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