Via Sean Hintz – Photo Editor, ESPN.com
Do you love sports? Do you work well under tight deadlines and pressure packed situations? As Associate Photo editor, you’ll work with the Photo Imaging Group and the editorial staff to publish the most compelling images onto the internet’s most trafficked sports website. We’ll need you to have an eye for color, and photo layout, as well as have thorough knowledge of photo editing and production software. You’ll need to be able to take direction while adding your own flavor. You’ll be expected to work nights, weekends, and some holidays. The Assistant Photo Editor must be willing and able to communicate clearly with outside sources of photos, including freelancers, wire services, as well as public and private institutions.
Job Requirements: BA or BFA in Digital Art, newsroom experience, expert sports knowledge (current and historical)
Specific Skills – Expert knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator or Freehand and other related imaging software
?- Thorough grasp of digital imagery, and it’s preparation for web publishing.
– Strong Communication skills.
– Working understanding of FTP?- Ability to multi-task and work on several projects at once
Title: Assistant Photo Editor, ESPN.com?Department: ESPN.com?Location: Bristol, Connecticut
Please understand that there are no relocation expenses nor health benefits attached to this position. However, for those who are recent graduates, this is a great foot-in-the-door opportunity to get into an exciting world of sports news broadcasting, though there are no guarantees it will convert into a full-time position.
Interested? Please contact Sean Hintz at:
sean.m.hintz[at]espn3[dot]com with your resume/CV and your questions.