Reporter/Coach

Location: US-GA-Atlanta Job Number 1720121 Brand The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Description

Join and help guide a team of dynamic photojournalists. Visual storytelling is more important than ever for print and digital platforms, and we need a strong anchor to help our multimedia photojournalism team meet evolving demands.
We need someone with excellent photo and news judgment. Photo editing and organizational skills are a must. Comfort with video is a plus. The ideal candidate will be the main contact between visuals (photographers, freelancers, interns) and reporters/editors. They will need to work comfortably with content teams to get the best visual options for assignments. Working with the Senior Editor of Visuals, the ideal candidate will help guide a talented, mostly veteran staff of photojournalists as well as help develop multimedia interns.


JOB DUTIES & TASKS:


Prioritize and assign a range of photo requests daily
Evaluate quality and necessity of visual requests in conjunction reporters and editors
Coach/develop visual interns
Maintain visual staff schedule
Maintain freelance budget
Present visual offerings during daily and weekly meetings
Select top photos weekly
Address requests for photos and licensing
Stay up-to-date on news and emerging trends 
Keeps up with visual equipment and technology developments. 
Handles other assignments as needed, showing flexibility and adaptability.


Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Photo editor experience required. Excellent time-management skills – able to juggle multiple projects. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.



About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing