The Chronicle is looking for a photographer to join its growing newsroom in Lewis County, Washington. Based in Centralia, The Chronicle publishes a robust print edition three times a week and maintains a daily presence at chronline.com. In addition, we work to provide content to our social media platforms. We are committed to local news and work to provide as much of it as possible on a daily basis.
The successful applicant will work with our photo editor to provide photos and videos of news and sports assignments for The Chronicle. Additional duties could include occasionally shooting photos for The Chronicle’s sister newspapers, The Reflector in Battle Ground, Washington, and The Nisqually Valley News in Yelm, Washington.
The Chronicle is located midway between Seattle and Portland and within an hour drive to the mountains and the beach. We’re fortunate to have Mount Rainier National Park, Mount St. Helens and other outdoor treasures in our coverage area, making this job a good fit for a photojournalist with a taste for adventure. Our staff is composed of an editor-in-chief, a regional editor, an assistant editor, a sports editor, a photo editor, four news reporters, a sports reporter, a sports clerk and a number of freelancers and columnists.
The Chronicle is a family-owned newspaper with owners who are present and supportive of the efforts of the newsroom. We’re well-equipped when it comes to cameras, computers and other gear, and our journalists are always provided with what they need to do their jobs right.
For this position, The Chronicle is looking for a photographer fluent in Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic who is familiar with using both Canon and Nikon cameras. The successful applicant must be willing to work evenings and weekends as assigned by editors. Experience photographing and recording videos of breaking news and sports is valued.
To be considered, send a short cover letter, resume and examples of your work to Editor-in-Chief Eric Schwartz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to email with questions about the position.
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