Photo Editor, Barron`s - NY

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Apr 23, 2022
Jun 22, 2022
Job Type
Full Time

Job Description:

Barron's Photo Editor [Temporary/Contract]

Barron's is seeking an experienced photo editor to join its world-class visuals team.

Candidates should have excellent journalistic judgment, an eye for engaging photography and at least five years of experience in an editorial or newsroom role. They should be a gifted visual storyteller with the ability to produce different genres of photography. And they should be able to thrive in a fast-paced newsroom, juggling daily, weekly or quarterly deadlines.

Barron's is an industry leading investing publication, renowned for its market-moving stories. Its articles appear in a variety of formats, including in-depth investigations, quick news stories, columns and data visualizations that are published on its home page, in a weekly print magazine and a range of social media posts and visual formats. We are seeking someone who can think about how photography can stand out on all platforms. We also highly value teamwork, so a collaborative approach is required.

Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter and no more than three samples of their work to Bob Rose; David Cho; or Sarina Finkelstein, or apply through the following link.

Responsibilities include:

  • 5+ years in an editorial department or newsroom role
  • Excellent journalistic judgement and integrity
  • Knowledge of news, business, finance
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced newsroom, juggling daily, weekly and quarterly deadlines
  • A gifted visual storyteller with experience producing different genres of photography (with an emphasis on strong portraiture)
  • Great image research and editing skills, with a refined eye for engaging photography
  • Experience contracting and negotiating with both freelance photographers and photo agencies, handling invoices
  • An existing network of artists with an ability to identify fresh and emerging talent
  • Attention to detail in matching photos to tone of the article and also in assembling caption and credit information
  • Occasionally assisting Penta, a quarterly magazine providing luxury lifestyle content
  • Social media-savvy
  • Proficiency with Photoshop required, ability to create photo illustrations a plus
  • A self-starter, unafraid to ask questions
  • A team player and great communicator

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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Business Area: BG - OFFICE

Job Category: Contingent Workers

Req ID: 32013

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