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Company: The Taos News
Position:
Full-time Photojournalist
Location:
Taos, New Mexico
Job Status:  Full-time
Salary:  $25,000 to $30,000

Description:

 

The Taos News is looking for a full-time Photojournalist for a 10,000-circulation, family-owned weekly newspaper located in beautiful Taos, New Mexico. In 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012, The Taos News was voted the best weekly newspaper in the United States by the National Newspaper Association.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced newsroom, including internships.

 

Requirements include: the ability to meet deadlines; being adept at time management; well versed in AP style for cutlines; proficient with DSLR camera and Photoshop; have a journalistic and creative eye; excellent people skills; know how to work in a team setting.

 

The photojournalist will produce and process images primarily for the editorial department, including its website and multimedia platforms, plus special sections and advertisements.

 

Assignments will include photos to accompany stories, wild art, and weekly photo essays.

 

The Taos News supplies one Canon camera body and one versatile lens.

 

Schedule includes weekends. Must have a reliable vehicle.

 

The job will start Aug. 15 to permit two weeks training with the current photographer.

 

Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance after three months; paid vacation; 401K; and subsidized spa membership. Other amenities: Great work environment; outdoor recreation; a lively arts and entertainment scene; and a multi-cultural community.

 

Please submit resume and five examples (PDF) via email to Editor, Joan Livingston at: editor@taosnews.com.

 

No phone calls or mailed submissions please.

 


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