JOB: WashPost Photo Editor

Digital Manager/Photography Editor

The Washington Post seeks a full-time, experienced photography editor to work with the photography team and support the Senior Photo Editor for Digital Engagement.  The ideal candidate has excellent breaking-news judgment, strong organizational skills, and can generate engaging visual story ideas.  A passion for photography and visual narrative is required.  We are looking for a quick and effective problem solver who has stellar interpersonal and communication skills. This person will work all sections in the newsroom to generate digital photography content across platforms.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for gallery building, training others to build galleries, and maintaining our photography standards.  Candidate will monitor and update our social media photography accounts.  The schedule is Monday-Friday 11-7, with weekend, evening and early-morning hours occasionally required for breaking news.


5+ years photojournalism experience/ 2+ years management experience
B.A. or B.S. in journalism or related field
Exceptional photo editing skills
In-depth knowledge of image rights and permissions across all digital platforms
Experience in project management
Experience maintaining social media accounts
Experience working in content management system and WordPress
Additional qualifications

An ability to work efficiently in high-profile, high pressure deadline environment
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and image management software
Audio and/or video editing experience preferred
Sufficient technical proficiency to work with technology teams to improve tools and processes
If interested, please contact Director of Photography MaryAnne Golon maryanne.golon [at] washpost dot com by March 1, 2014.

Online Photo Editor

The Washington Post seeks a full-time digital photography editor to work on our photography team.  We are looking for a candidate with strong news judgment, organizational skills and a passion for photography and visual narrative.


Edit and produce photos for the homepage and other areas of the website
Direct online photo coverage from daily news and from original Washington Post stories
Research and edit photos and build online photo galleries
Generate ideas for photo galleries and presentations
Writing skills for story summaries and captions preferred.
Additional qualifications

B.A. or B.S. in journalism or related field
Ability to produce and edit photo galleries
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and image management software
Professional knowledge of photo rights and permissions
Strong time management abilities and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively with editors in a variety of content areas
Efficiency in a high-pressure deadline oriented environment
Strong aesthetic sensibility and knowledge of photojournalism
Eagerness to work within a team environment to sustain an industry-leading news organization
Audio and/or video editing skills preferred
If interested, please contact MaryAnne Golon at maryanne.golon [at] washpost DOT com by March 1, 2014.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Diversity and inclusion are essential to The Washington Post.  It stimulates innovation, business growth and the connection to our community; which in turn ensures delivery of the best content, products and services to our consumers.


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