Photo Editor

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Job Description

NFL Media is seeking a seasonal photo editor to join our team in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment. The NFL's photo department handles still imagery across our digital platforms for various departments, including editorial, social, and marketing. The ideal candidate has a passion for football and visual storytelling, and a drive to find the most engaging images for our audience. The position will primarily focus on sourcing image assets for daily news coverage, but will also help produce studio photos and provide event support.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Produce image assets for news stories, including thumbnails for articles and videos and feature art for daily centerpiece stories. Pitch and build photo essays.
  • Provide editing support for game days and tentpole events. Edit, caption and transmit images in real-time.
  • Shoot still photos for NFL Network shows.
  • Assist with maintaining in-house archive of NFL images. Edit images and apply appropriate metadata.


Qualifications

  • 2-4 years experience photo editing for digital media, preferably for editorial outlets.
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in photography, visual design, or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of best practices for editorial images and captions.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality and accuracy.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Passion for the NFL.


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience in sports photography preferred.
  • Knowledge of studio photography a plus.
  • Familiarity with content management systems and FTP clients.
  • Familiarity with photography rights and licensing.
  • Proficient in captioning and applying metadata.
  • Experience in event coverage a plus.


Expected Hours of Work:

  • Seasonal, 7 month 40 hours per week
  • Need to be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays