Features Photo Assignment Editor

Washington, DC
Aug 17, 2022
Oct 20, 2022
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history. All of your application materials, which may include PDF files of work samples and/or links to audio, video, photography or graphics, must be uploaded to the field labeled Resume/Cover Letter/Work Samples to be considered for the position.

Job Description

The Washington Post seeks an experienced and creative photo assignment editor to join our award-winning photo team comprised of visual journalists who find fresh and compelling ways to tell stories.

This photo assignment editor will assign, research and generate photography primarily for The Home You Own, a destination within The Washington Post's Lifestyle team in Features.

This editor must have a nuanced eye for photography and be able to work with freelance photographers and our staff photojournalists. The successful candidate for this rewarding position will work collaboratively with The Home You Own team to produce photography that is engaging and informative, and with our visual enterprise editors and design teams to present powerful visual storytelling on multiple platforms. In addition, this editor will help the photo team support a new Wellness department.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter outlining the experience they would bring to the position, résumé and portfolio (as PDFs) to our jobs portal. All your application materials can be uploaded to the same field. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, but those received by 09/05/2022 will be prioritized. Your cover letter should be addressed to Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon and Managing Editors Kat Downs Mulder and Krissah Thompson.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

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