Photo Editor (Temporary)

  • Atlanta  
    temp  
    $Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    26 May 2020  
    Posted on
    26 March 2020  

Company Overview:

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.
 

Opportunity Overview:

The WarnerMedia Story:
WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

The Team:
Do you have a deep passion for news and a desire to help visualize stories to make them come to life for the audience? Can you spot the defining photograph of a story and create photo essays that tell a story?

Are you able to think ahead of news events and ready to bring ideas for coverage to the table? Do you thrive while multitasking and are you able to remain organized and prioritize coverage for the day?

Are you creative and willing to dig deep to find appropriate images for conceptual and analytical stories? Are you able to improve on a photograph by toning and cropping while maintaining editorial integrity?

Are you a people person who can collaborate with various teams of editors, reporters, designers and producers?

If you are all of these, then join CNN Digital’s photography team in Atlanta.

The Job:
CNN Digital is hiring a temporary Photo Editor.

The Daily:

  • You will create photos essays and galleries for breaking news and feature stories.
  • You will select the best images on a story to lead the CNN Digital website.
  • You will write captions and headlines on photo essays and galleries and be able to produce packages for online consumption.
  • You will produce daily and long-term projects in support of all CNN Digital.
  • You will pitch creative and thoughtful photo coverage ideas, working in tandem with the global digital news desks, programming, social, design and interactive teams.
  • You will pinpoint unusual and trending stories and find ways to illustrate them.
  • You will produce photo loops, photo splits, and be able to do screen grabs from live satellite feeds.
  • In a fast-paced news environment, you will act as quality control on images that are graphic or raise a red flag, especially coming from third parties that require deep vetting and discussion.
  • You will work with CNN’s Rights and Clearances team to ensure that images coming from third-party sources are licensed properly.

The Essentials:

  • Four or more years of photo editing experience in a newsroom.
  • A solid news background with an understanding of a variety of themes: Politics, Business, International News, Entertainment, and Sports.
  • Extremely strong news judgment and an ability to work in a fast-paced news environment.
  • Experience working at a digital news platform or a news photo agency preferred.
  • Knowledge of emerging and established photographers and photo agencies around the world preferred.
  • Interest in the photojournalism industry and its trends.
  • Knowledge of AP Style.
  • Experience with content management systems, Abobe Photoshop and PhotoMechanic.
  • Experience with Adobe Premier and Illustrator are a big plus.
  • Familiarity with SEO and web analytics are a bonus.

The Perks:

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies.
  • 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers.
  • 2018 Best Company for Dads.
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career.
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands.


Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law..

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