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The Wenatchee World seeks a photo editor/photographer

October 19, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Wenatchee World is seeking a photo editor/photographer whose curiosity drives them to explore and document the people living in communities around Wenatchee, Washington. The newspaper has a history of quality, award-winning news photography it wishes to continue into the increasingly digital future.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing interesting, thoughtful photographs that highlight the lives of the people of North Central Washington.
  • The successful applicant will work with reporters to develop ideas to supply photographic content for two news and one sports display page along with special sections and oversee a part-time, weekend shift photographer who also helps with special sections.
  • Professional Canon photographic equipment is supplied.
  • Some evening shifts are required depending on assignments.

Experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in some form of photojournalism or communication
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in news photography
  • Proficiency in Photo Mechanic, Adobe Photoshop, and content management systems (We use BLOX)
  • Commitment to a high standard of journalism and news judgment
  • People skills to work with editors, reporters, and the public
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to produce online photo galleries
  • Maintain and add to an extensive photographic archive using Adobe Lightroom
  • Maintain historic photographic records
  • Direct photographic sales for the public and other publications

The Wenatchee World is owned by Wick Communications, which offers a competitive salary, paid vacations, health benefits, and a 401K. Mileage is reimbursed. Wick Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Those interested should send a cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio to Managing Editor Nancy Niles:

For further details click here.

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