Online Media Photo Editor - 2794722
Talent Merchants - Manhattan, NY

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The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify compelling imagery to accompany headlines and teaser text that link to articles, reviews, blogs, trailers or videos. You must have a strong grasp of the competitive landscape and have a passion for news, sports, entertainment and popular culture. You should be able to quickly navigate imagery sites to find photos for breaking news and feature stories in news, entertainment, sports and lifestyle areas.

You are flexible, quick thinking, energetic, efficient and able to work on deadline with multiple people while maintaining attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills are a must, as this position requires interacting with staff members while maintaining priorities and deadlines for breaking news.

  • Working with content producers to create imagery for stories on our homepage
  • Selecting dynamic, appropriate imagery
  • Understanding Yahoos voice and audience
  • Multitasking and prioritizing image requests from multiple content producers
  • Quickly navigating image sites to find compelling photos
  • Ability to create split screen images
  • Ability to capture video screen grabs

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in editorial photography
  • Excellent judgment in image use and a strong eye for image composition
  • Strong Adobe Photoshop skills
  • Basic HTML skills desired
  • B.A. required, preferably in journalism or media
  • Thorough understanding of news media and online photo usage rights
  • General knowledge of news, sport, entertainment, news and lifestyle stories
  • Available to work nights and weekends

**Please note this is a W-2 Contract Position**

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