National Photo Assignment Editor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 22, 2022
Closes
Oct 13, 2022
Ref
JR-90273883
Hours
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 a highly 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 photographic ideas for our national politics report, including coverage of the 2024 Presidential campaign.

This photo editor will have a nuanced eye for photography and be able to work with freelance photographers and our staff photojournalists. The successful candidate for this rewarding job will work collaboratively with our national reporting teams to produce photography that is engaging and informative, and with our visual enterprise editor and design team to present powerful visual storytelling on multiple platforms. This editor's schedule will be Sunday through Thursday.

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.

This position is based in our Washington newsroom.

Interested candidates should upload a résumé with links to their work and a cover letter outlining the experience they would bring to the position to our jobs portal. All 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 09/09/2022 will be prioritized. Your cover letter should be addressed to Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon, Senior Photo Assignment Editor Natalia Jimenez and Managing Editor Kat Downs Mulder.

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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