Features Photo Editor

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Posted Mar 5, 2024 - Requisition No. 123605

At Bloomberg News, photography brings our world class reporting to life. It's at the core of our coverage. Whether in the Amazon rainforest or in a semiconductor facility in Singapore, our mission is to dig deeper, visually, to help readers and clients better understand their world. From the macro drivers of business, economics and politics to the impacts of climate change, technology trends and big market moves, our imagery offers our readers unique and exclusive perspectives. If you’re interested in working quickly and collaboratively at the heart of a newsroom that moves markets and minds, we want to hear from you.


Bloomberg News is looking for an experienced assigning photo editor to join the Photo Enterprise team. This is a creative role that is central to the newsroom. You’ll collaborate closely with editors, reporters and photographers to visually shape enterprise stories, participating in the process from pitch to publication. The ideal candidate will have an excitement for news and a rigorous attention to detail — you're someone who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment and juggling multiple projects. You have an in-depth awareness of the photo industry and contemporary photography scene, plus an advanced knowledge of industry standard editing tools.
  •  5+ years of relevant photo assigning/editing experience in an editorial news environment, spanning portraiture and reportage
  •  Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, FTP, CMS/DAM systems
  •  Keen awareness of the current events and decision makers affecting markets, economics, geopolitics, companies and government policy
  •  The presence of mind to rapidly interpret text and match with appropriate imagery
  •  An eye for detail and awareness of cultural sensitivities to make photo selections that are both accurate and tasteful
  •  Familiarity with the legal issues involved with image licensing, permissions and privacy rights
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Desire to excel in a fast-paced global environment and meet urgent deadlines
  •  Experience of graphic/web design, html/CSS, multimedia storytelling, Premiere Pro/Final Cut and audio
  •  International assigning experience
  •  Strategic problem solving and research skills
  •  The desire to take visual presentation to the next level
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/careers/working-here/news-and-research/?tactic-page=588594
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