JOB: Newspaper Photographer – Seattle Times

Staff Photographer
Job Type Full Time Regular
Union Guild
Location Denny
City Seattle
State WA
Work Schedule Varies
Description The Seattle Times is seeking a talented, ambitious photojournalist with strong video and social media skills to join our award-winning photo department. Because the Times is a digital-first newsroom, candidates for this position must possess the speed and accuracy necessary to report visually on multiple platforms. This person will be expected to cover a variety of assignments, from major league sports to spot news to magazine features. The ideal candidate is eager to dive into the robust local sports scene while enterprising stories on and off the field of play. This photojournalist will also be expected to chase breaking news and develop story ideas in our diverse community. As we take our credibility very seriously, the ability to gather complete information and write thorough, accurate photo captions is vital. Candidates are also required to have their own vehicle. Hours include some night and weekend shifts. Our department creates top tier photo and video journalism and we are looking for an innovative candidate who can push us higher.
Requirements Minimum Requirements: Three years’ experience at a news organization, including extensive sports coverage.

Applicants should apply online. When applying online, include a link to a portfolio of your work and attach a cover letter and resume.

We regret that we are unable to respond to all phone or email inquiries. However, for application assistance only, you may contact us at stcom.resumes@seattletimes.com

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