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Photo Opportunities 1/31/2009

Senior Photojournalist, CNN America, Turner Broadcasting

United States – New York – New York
Requisition # 110958BR
Full Time

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or foreign degree equiv. in communications, journalism, TV production, photography or related field and 5 years of experience in electronic news gathering (ENG) and field production. (In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience will accept an additional two years experience in electronic news gathering (ENG) and field production.) Must have three (3) years of international news gathering and editing experience. Must have experience as a lighting technician and craft editor. Must have experience with still photojournalism. Must also have experience with non-linear editing (NLE), field directing and digital and broadband video transmission. Must have hands-on training experience in the field of broadcast photojournalism or editing. Must be on call 24/7 & available for last minute domestic and international travel to cover news events. Must be able to travel worldwide without restriction.

Duties: Use electronic and digital news gathering expertise to record news images in an ethically, aesthetically, editorially and technically sound manner. Utilize technical, editorial and logistical problem solving skills to independently make decisions with regard to shot selection, video editing, feed transmission/coordination, and combination of video and audio tracks. Conceptualize with reporters and producers to understand and fine tune scope of news stories. Produce packages and voice-over using non-linear editing (NLE) and Final Cut Pro. May be requested to work in hostile environments, such as war zones, to cover news stories, as needed. Extensive travel required. Provide leadership, training, and mentoring to junior level photojournalists, editors, and crew members. Utilize still photography to capture newsworthy events. Provide professional guidance to photojournalists and crew members to ensure all pictures and sound are of the highest quality. Perform all assigned responsibilities independently and without direction. Must be on call 24/7 to respond to news demands in domestic and international locations.

If interested in this position, please mail your resume to: R. Denius, HR Recruiting, CNN America, Inc., One CNN Center, NT0902A, Atlanta, GA 30303. Job located in New York, NY. Eligible for Employee Referral Program.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.

The Queens Tribune Reporter Needed

Location: Queens, New York
Job Status: Full-time
Expires: March 3, 2009

The largest weekly newspaper in Queens, NY is looking for an enthusiastic entry level reporter to join its award-winning staff in the heart of New York City.

We are searching for a hard worker with an interest in all aspects of the newspaper process, from writing to proofreading to photography.

The reporter will be required to cover a beat, write news and features, meet tight deadlines, pitch story ideas, copy edit, take photos, proofread and participate in our growing blog.

A dedicated and patient editorial staff will train the right person, although experience is a plus.

The Queens Tribune has been firmly established in the New York community since 1970, and is known as a leader in political and boroughwide news. It currently has a circulation of 146,000, and is the largest weekly newspaper dedicated to the diverse population of Queens, NY.

If you are a recent graduate who applied to a previous listing and are still seeking employment, please resend your information. Interested candidates must have a car and should email resumes and clips to editor@queenstribune.com. If there is trouble with the first e-mail, you may also cc it to queenstribune@gmail.com.

Seeking multimedia journalist
The Sentinel-News, a vibrant, growing, three-times-a-week newspaper and Web site in the middle of Kentucky’s horse country, is looking for a self-starting, aggressive multimedia journalist to generate news off beats and provide provocative and entertaining enterprise journalism. A successful candidate must be a skilled writer and photographer and embrace the concepts of breaking-news reporting for the Internet. Candidates with video skills and the ability to design pages on Adobe InDesign are preferred. The Sentinel-News is in Shelby County, Ky., the Saddlebred Capitol of the World, just 20 minutes east of Louisville. Interested individuals should immediately e-mail their resumes and samples to Editor Steve Doyle at sdoyle@sentinelnews.com. The Sentinel-News, owned by Landmark Media Enterprises, is an equal opportunity employer.

Rodale Inc is seeking a Spring 2009 intern for the Men’s Health photo department.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist editors in all aspects of photo production
  2. Film returns
  3. Keeping the photo closet organized
  4. Assist with production needs
  5. Make contact sheets from shoots
  6. Order prints/hi-res files
  7. Research
  8. Administrative duties

Ideal candidate will possess:

  1. Major in Photography
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Proficient in MAC and Photoshop

New York City, NY, 12/08/2008


Photographer — The Chronicle in Centralia is looking for an enthusiastic, aggressive photographer. http://www.chronline.com
The Chronicle values loyalty, ability, a strong work ethic and a cooperative, helpful attitude. Photographers are encouraged at The Chronicle to tell their visual stories through both print and Web. On the Web, we push breaking news and multimedia journalism. The ideal photographer will be comfortable putting together slideshows and producing multimedia videos. Writing talent is also cherished. The Chronicle is a 14,500-circulation newspaper reaching 73,000 readers in print and online. We are located halfway between Portland and Seattle, near Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens. The Chronicle is a family-owned newspaper with a commitment to journalism. Please send a cover letter, resume, work samples and references to Executive Editor Michael Wagar (mwagar@chronline.com), The Chronicle, 321 North Pearl St., Centralia, WA 98531. Electronic submissions are preferred.

Interview Magazine (Brant Publications) – Photography Internship
New York, NY

First published in 1969 by art pioneer Andy Warhol, INTERVIEW remains true to his innovative legacy, providing its readers with an insider’s perspective on Pop Culture.

INTERVIEW looks to the future and celebrates tomorrow’s trend-setters and boundary-breakers in the world of fashion, music, photography, politics, film and art.

Internship Description
Interns will be involved with fashion shoots, the production process, and researching fashion credits/details. Qualified candidates must be organized, hardworking, creative, detail-oriented and flexible. A strong interest in fashion and some administrative experience is preferred. Must be computer literate.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: OPEN. This internship may qualify for academic credit. Please check with your school.

Hours : 2 – 3 days per week
College Credit : Yes
Compensation : Stipend for Traveling Expenses
Apply by : ASAP
Applying: http://www.quarterlife.com/internship/details/2252
Questions? Email the Intern Queen, Lauren Berger, at internqueen@quarterlife.com.

The Morning Journal, an award-winning paper in Lorain, Ohio, 30 miles west of Cleveland, has an opening for a photographer. Full-time

Photographers shoot anything and everything (news, sports and features) with company Nikons. Staff photographers are also responsible for shooting regular video pieces to supplement stories, so shooting and editing experience is a must.

Applicants should send a resume and work samples to: April L Elliott, Managing Editor, The Morning Journal, 1657 Broadway, Lorain, OH, 44052. No phone calls or e-mails please.

Photography Director, Parents Magazine

Position Summary:
The Photography Director will be responsible for the production of all original photography and the overseeing of stock images for all sections of the magazine. They will work closely with Creative Director to bring fresh and dynamic visuals to the magazine.

Responsibilities include: Coordinating and directing photo shoots, managing a staff of three, along with freelancers and interns. Maintaining and establishing relationships with photographers and stylists. Working closely with both art & edit staff to conceptualize appropriate imagery. Maintaining departmental budgets. Negotiating fees and overseeing all contracts.

Minimum Qualifications, All must be met to be considered

Education: BA
Minimum 4-5 years photo editor experience at a consumer magazine
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong creative thinker and problem solver. Strong sense of design and photographic composition. Highly organized. Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

To apply for this position please send resume to:
Meredith Corporation
Human Resources/Dept. #Parents Magazine
125 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017-5529

Glenrock Independent Reporter/photographer
Full-time $25,000 to $30,000
Reporter/Photographer for two strong weekly newspapers in economically strong central Wyoming; close to mountains and national grasslands with lots of outdoors activities. Strong writing, photography and people skills important. Looking for team player to cover variety of hard news and feature assignments. Check us out at www.douglas-budget.com and www.glenrockind.com Full-time with good benefits. Send resume, references and clips to Publisher Matt Adelman, Douglas Budget/Glenrock Independent, P.O. Box 109, Douglas, Wyoming, 82633 or email publisher@douglas-budget.com. 307-358-2965

Internship Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history.

Southern Maryland Newspapers has an opening for a staff photographer in our Waldorf, Maryland office with the Maryland Independent.

Full-time, The job will include evening and weekend work on a regular basis.

Photographers must have the ability to make engaging images of a wide variety of subjects including news, sports, feature and portraits. He or she must be able to understand the story as presented on a photo assignment and produce pictures that illuminate the subject matter.

While on assignment the photographer must be able to gather information about the event and the people photographed, and then accurately convey this information along with the photographs when they are submitted for publication. He or she must be able to relate to a wide range of people while on assignment and be a good representative for the company.

The photographer must be a master of the technical aspects of digital photography including camera function and artificial lighting.

Photographers must have a thorough working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic. He or she must be well versed in toning images for newspaper reproduction and able to work quickly and accurately under pressure while on deadline. Experience with video will be a plus, although still photography is the primary duty of this position.

A staff photographer must be able to carry 30 pounds for an extended period in all kinds of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, rain, snow or icy conditions. He or she must be able to walk long distances with this equipment to reach the scene of a news event, in some cases over fences or through thick underbrush. The photographer must be able to move quickly to avoid being hit while on the sidelines at sporting events. He or she must also be able to climb into the cockpit of a small airplane or helicopter if an assignment calls for aerial photographs.

Finally, photographers must be prepared for anything and have the ability to respond quickly when breaking news happens.

Please email work samples or a link to work samples along with resume and cover letter to: Dan Gross, Photo Editor, The Gazette, dgross@gazette.net
No phone calls please.

Photography Internship – Village Voice
Posted: January 22, 2009

Gain valuable hands-on experience and earn college credit with this photo internship. We want a student interested in pursuing a career in photojournalism. Job Requirements : The photo intern will be responsible for arranging photo shoots; finding/scheduling photographers for shoots; photo research (via phone calls and internet); scanning negatives for viewing/editing purposes; photo trafficking; and coordinating the filing and return of photos to freelance photographers and agencies. Applicants should have a basic understanding of Photoshop and must be available to work on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. While the internship is primarily for credit, the photo intern will have the opportunity to do some freelance work. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and examples of your work tophoto@villagevoice.com.

Looking For Photo Intern – NYC Manhattan

1/20/09 Experience a prerequisite.

Looking for a student (preferably) or a recent graduate with a flexible schedule interested in assisting a business owner in the start of a side career in photography.

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Adobe Photoshop – Experience in Photoshop CS2 and/or CS3. Mac users preferably who have their own laptop to bring to work. Understanding of how to reformat photo size and levels, retouching, background removal. Precise cutting of images so they appear to be floating in black background.
  • Digital Photography – Basic understanding of digital photography including use of SLR camera and manipulation of lighting. All photography supplies are provided by the company. Photography experience is not critical to this position but would be a plus.

*Website Creation – Designer wanted to produce clean and professional website layout. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience in development, web design, implementation and have working knowledge in the latest technologies

  • Organizational Skills – Applicant must be a self motivator with very good organization. The amount of content can may be a lot at times, and must be approached with innate organizational skill.
  • Attention to Detail – Applicant must have an incredible attention to detail. The smallest mistake in the catalog can cause major problems.

*Flexible schedule or workable schedule. I am willing to schedule around students’ schedule.

  • Salary – $15/HR however negotiable upon experience.

E-Mail cover letter and resume to - temp@gmaloneco.com

Western University of Health Sciences Seeking Writer/Photographer
Pomona, California

$40,000 to $45,000
Ad Expires: February 11, 2009

Provides newsgathering, writing, photography and photographic support services to the Executive Director of Public Affairs in the Department of University Advancement. Reports to the Executive Director of Public Affairs.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Photography 1. Takes photos of University events, employees and staff specifically for use by the Public Affairs Department in news releases and on the University Web site. 2. Takes photos of University events, employees and staff specifically for use in the Public Affairs Department’s publications and promotions, notably WesternU View, the annual report, the Impact brochure, and Public Affairs-ordered advertising. 3. Serves as roving Public Affairs photographer for A Tribute to Caring, Convocation and Commencement. 4. Completes photo assignments by Executive Director of Public Affairs and from Public Affairs writers. 5. Establishes and maintains Public Affairs computer archive of photo images. 6. Repairs and maintains equipment as needed. 7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Writing 1. Writes stories and/or press releases about University events, employees and staff specifically for use by the Public Affairs Department in publications and promotions and on the University Web site. 2. Serves as a roving reporter at special University events, notably Commencement, Convocation and A Tribute to Caring. 3. Works with Public Affairs Director and senior writer to craft University’s internal and external communications strategy, including press releases, stories, promotions, advertising and public speaking. 4. Develops source relationships with University colleges and departments as first step in creation of University news service.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

1. Knowledge of photography and lighting inside, outdoors and in a commercial studio environment. 2. Knowledge of photographic principles, practices and techniques. 3. Strong computer skills, specifically Photoshop and other photo processing software. 4. Organizational ability, specifically computer photo archiving. 5. Multitasking skills, specifically the ability to handle multiple photo assignments and calendars simultaneously. 6. Professional photographic skills that yield innovative, appealing photographs that show the University in its best light.

Qualifications Standard

1. Education: Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this job in a satisfactory manner. 2. Experience: Five-plus years of both professional writing and photography experience, ideally in a news or public relations setting.

e-mail resumes/applications to employmemt@westernu.edu or fax to 909-469-5489

by [a former member] at 2009-01-31 18:40:59 UTC (ed. Jan 31 2009 ) New York , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Thanks Erica for doing this again, I’m starting my job hunt again and this will be immensely helpful

by Christopher Guess | 31 Jan 2009 20:01 | Madison, Wisconsin, United States | | Report spam→
I wonder what that CNN job pays? It’s certainly an extensive skillset and experience level they are looking for…

by BignoseTW | 01 Feb 2009 02:02 | Taipei, Taiwan | | Report spam→
Yea, Thanks Erica. It is greatly appreciated for those of us looking around.

by Robbie Hammer | 01 Feb 2009 02:02 | Bethesda, MD, United States | | Report spam→
Erica-You are a great contributor to LS. Thanks.

by Brian C Frank | 01 Feb 2009 05:02 | Des Moines, Iowa, United States | | Report spam→

by [former member] | 01 Feb 2009 15:02 | Budapest, Hungary | | Report spam→
Thank you Erica

by Dan Depew | 01 Feb 2009 17:02 | Bangkok, Thailand | | Report spam→
most welcome, will try to keep this up if i have time..I know in this shifting economy a lot of people are shifting their work too..

Christopher, what are you looking for / where? will keep my eyes open

by [former member] | 01 Feb 2009 18:02 | New York, United States | | Report spam→
The Centralia looks interesting. Love that area of the country too. Might go for it.

by Brian C Frank | 01 Feb 2009 21:02 | Des Moines, Iowa, United States | | Report spam→
Very altruistic Erica-now if you could just do the same for us poor Brits :-)

by JR, (John Watts-Robertson). | 01 Feb 2009 22:02 | | Report spam→
Erica I can’t seem to be able to PM you, could you contact me so I can answer your question?

by Christopher Guess | 02 Feb 2009 03:02 | Madison, Wisconsin, United States | | Report spam→
Thank you Erica on this
Keep it up please

by Christian Catafago Carle | 19 Feb 2009 21:02 | Beirut, Lebanon | | Report spam→

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