The New York Times is seeking a staff photographer who will primarily cover the White House and Capitol Hill. The ideal candidate is an experienced photojournalist committed to visual storytelling of all kinds, and must possess a deep interest in and understanding of American politics and government.
The position will be based in Washington, D.C., but will entail national and international travel.
The ideal candidate is a versatile visual journalist who is technically adept and open to working in a wide array of visual approaches and formats. This position requires diplomacy, ingenuity, and the ability to convey the world of Washington to our readers with images that go beyond press briefings and photo sprays. The ideal candidate will excel under deadline pressure and will also possess excellent reporting and writing skills, as he or she will be expected to provide not only imagery, but accurate and thorough captions and accompanying reporting.
The candidate should be an excellent collaborator and should be able to generate and execute story ideas and project proposals.
This Guild job is based in Washington, D.C., and may include night and weekend work.
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