National Photo Assignment Editor

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 07, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Ref
JR-90273069
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 an experienced and creative photo assignment editor to join our award-winning Photo team 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 political coverage, including for the 2022 and 2024 elections, Capitol Hill and the White House.

This photo editor will have a nuanced eye for photography and be able to work with freelance photographers and staff photojournalists. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with our National reporting teams to produce photography that is engaging and informative, and with our Design team to present powerful visual storytelling on multiple platforms. This photo assignment editor's schedule will be Tuesday through Saturday.

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, which is part of a major expansion of our editing ranks, is based in our Washington newsroom. Once we resume normal operations, it will not be eligible for remote work.

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 by Jan.18. Your cover letter should be addressed to Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon and Managing Editors Tracy Grant, Krissah Thompson and 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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