JOB: Newspaper Photographer – Florida


The Pensacola News Journal is a dynamic media organization and the leader in delivering engaging news, information and entertainment in Florida. We are looking for a Photographer/Videographer to create and develop visual storytelling across multiple platforms, using photography, videography and text to inform, engage and entertain our audience. A qualified candidate should demonstrate high command of techniques and sophisticated craftsmanship in photo/video storytelling and community engagement.

In this position, you will also act as a public ambassador through community outreach, and will be expected to connect with readers – through social media, on camera and in person through forums and other live events. Works on special projects and performs editing  of visuals when needed.

Salary: $30,000-40,000

A qualified candidate should have:

  • Exceptional core photojournalism skills (reporting, photography and videography).
  • Ability to use basic and advanced computer programs, including but not limited to video editing software and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Deep understanding of and curiosity about competition for our customers’ time and money.
  • Self-motivation and self-direction.
  • Industry knowledge.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Understanding of social media and how to respond and engage fan base on digital platforms.
  • Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Knows how to use time efficiently in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Works collaboratively within a cross-functional environment.

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