Disney ABC Television Group Photo Editor in New York, New York

Research, edit, produce and write captions using a wide-variety of news stories for ABC News across a variety of platforms. Excellent picture selection along with strong communication skills, writing skills and sound news judgment. Experience with copyright law and clear understanding for Fair Use & Defamation as well as knowledge of current photo agencies and other photography sources. Ability to multi-task while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Flexibility in scheduling to cover a wide variety of news, including nights and weekends.

Responsibilities :

  • Research photos for news and feature stories from politics to celebrity news.

  • Pitch photos and story ideas for use across broadcast and digital platforms including social media.

  • Write copy and captions using AP style.

  • Keep track of copyright, usage and permissions across a broad variety of providers.

  • Use data analytics to drive engagement.

  • Meet tight deadlines and communicate clearly to a variety of stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications :

  • College degree in Photojournalism or related field required.

  • At least 3 years photo/editor and newsroom experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Adobe Photoshop, DAMs, and experience with digital publishing is a must, video editing is a plus.

  • Familiarity with data analytics, SEO, photo mechanic and contracts preferred.

  • At least 5 years photo/editor and newsroom experience.

Required Education :

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience.

Job ID: 627032BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.