Photo Editor—Print & Online
Education Week, the respected, “go to” source for news and information on K-12 education, is seeking a creative and versatile Photo Editor to join a talented team of visually oriented journalists and media professionals dedicated to providing first-rate print and digital content for education policymakers, frontline educators, and wider audiences.
Published by the independent, nonprofit organization Editorial Projects in Education, Education Week spans multiple platforms, including a weekly print edition, a well-established online presence at edweek.org and numerous specialty publications published throughout the year.
Duties include: Working with the Director of Photography, this individual will plan assignment coverage with reporters and editors; hire, coordinate, and negotiate freelance assignments with photographers; obtain photographs from wire and newspaper outlets; edit still images for a range of print and online products; plan print layouts with the design department and shoot and edit news video packages for Web usage. While this is primarily a photo editing position, the ideal candidate will also possess skills as a still and video journalist who can travel for assignments on occasion.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and photojournalism/photo editing experience in a news organization is required. The job demands an articulate communicator, collaborator, and team player who is a creative and effective visual journalist possessing a proven ability to work effectively with reporters and other colleagues in a fast-paced but congenial work environment. An understanding of copyrights and proper photo usage, as well as an advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut, is required.
Salary is commensurate with experience. The office is located in Bethesda, Md., just outside Washington, D.C.
To apply: Send letter, resume, and appropriate work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Education Week, Dept. CB, 6935 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. No phone solicitations please. Closing date for applications is Monday, March 14.