Photo Journalist Resume Samples

A Photo Journalist will take still pictures and videos of noteworthy, important, or crucial global events for displaying in specific newspapers, magazines, or websites. A well-written Photo Journalist Resume depicts the following duties and tasks – taking pictures and videos for news outlets that are usually accompanied by some stories; capturing objects, or people using appropriate lighting techniques, using photo software to edit and enhance images; maintaining photography equipment, suggesting stories for photos that need written concepts; and attending editorial meetings.

Whatever may be the venue of occupation, the skills needed from the Photo Journalists are common and include the following – thorough knowledge of handling and using digital camera equipment, understanding of lighting equipment and lens; editing skills, creativity to deliver visual photos in a meaningful way and familiarity with photography equipment. Most employers seek candidates possessing a degree in journalism or communications. Possessing a photography course will be useful.

Photo Journalist Resume example

Photo Journalist Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Photo Journalist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which company prides itself.

Skills : Photography, Reporting, Interviewing, Writing News Style AP And CP, Video And Photo Editing.

Description :

    1. Converted textbooks into digital formats for students with disabilities to access and utilize for classes and studying.
    2. Proficient use of ABBY software and Microsoft Word to convert text into legible formats, software readable formats, and picture formats based on the student's desired learning capabilities.
    3. Navigated Word documents and PDF files in addition to scanning physical pages into digital formats for converting.
    4. Accessed Office Job Details work with students and staff to co-ordinate schedules and meetings with specialists in an administrative setting using Windows Outlook.
    5. Maintained and organized filing systems for easy use and file locating.
    6. Helped new students through the administrative process and paperwork filing while registering with the Access Office as new or returning students.
    7. Confirmed and scheduled appointments for students to meet with specialists to arrange and co-ordinate academic accommodations based on individual student's needs and assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Photo Journalist Resume

Summary : As a Photo Journalist, responsible for Leading big projects or series with guidance from Opinion Video leaders and supervise the work of others as required.Experience in Working closely with reporters and editors to develop original stories and will also collaborate with the photo and graphics desks to enhance visual concepts.

Skills : Computer, Photography, Microsoft Office, Engineering, Graphic Design, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with our design, social, communications, including government relations teams to help promote creative data journalism projects that highlight Squares sellers related to Squares purpose of economic empowerment.
    2. Performed data analysis using SQL to create reports and analyses.
    3. Used technical experience with analytics tools and scientific rigor to produce newsworthy insights.
    4. Explored our vast payment data sets to identify trends, including seller usage patterns, the payment volume, item-level data, growth metrics, and seasonal fluctuations.
    5. Challenged assumptions, and be comfortable working with big and sometimes complicated data to glean interesting, digestible findings.
    6. Turned data into meaningful narratives for external partners such as journalists, academics, policymakers, and other government officials.
    7. Promoted data best practices and act as an advocate of data-driven culture across Square.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Photo Journalist Resume

Objective : Build and support big ideas and is comfortable being part of a team who pushes the boundaries of storytelling. Bring a data-driven perspective and discipline to our team, and provide quantitative support to uncover newsworthy insights to improve the business, our sellers, and the broader economics, markets, and financial community.

Skills : Management, Organizing Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted comprehensive research on and analysis of companies, industries, markets, competitors, journalists, and key executives and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
    2. Assisted with report creation, including analysis, data entry, and chart/table creation in Excel/PowerPoint.
    3. Maintained operational research platforms and engage with client teams on ongoing media priorities and strategy.
    4. Monitored media outlets for awards, features, topics, trends, and developments that impact the companys clients and/or potential clients.
    5. Assisted in the preparation of presentations, proposals, and marketing materials and ensure their relevance, quality, and accuracy.
    6. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of our tools, platforms, and research methodologies.
    7. Documented unit's activities and training events through photography.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Photography

Photo Journalist I Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging and rewarding full-time position while having the opportunity to implement skills in media. Representing the company in a professional manner while on assignments, both in appearance and conduct.

Skills : Building Inspector, Visual Artist, GIS, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Performed computer photo pre-production and layout using various photo software for a minimum of 15 published photos per day; covered late-breaking news and met high-pressure deadlines.
    2. Designed and produced large newspaper promotion profiles for individual staff members run weekly.
    3. Trained five photographers in technique and two film processors on issues of troubleshooting.
    4. Received three commendations raises during tenure.
    5. Built a rapport with bridal parties to allow them to relax.
    6. Captured candid photographs throughout wedding days.
    7. Developed sources within these institutions and community and advocacy groups, and provide authoritative coverage that makes an impact.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.F.A.

Photo Journalist II Resume

Headline : Photo Journalist an outgoing, competitive, ambitious, and hard-working sales professional. work well independently and with a group.

Skills : Sales, Customer Service, Supervision, Microsoft Office, Photoshop.

Description :

    1. Produced local news content in multiple takes and in multiple formats. This could include shooting photos and videos with most stories.
    2. Covered the news with digital tools and industry-standard software in the field. This includes being familiar with digital transmissions protocols. Engages in social media and new media responsibilities as assigned.
    3. Produces or assists with daily breaking news coverage as well as in-depth work and special projects. Is responsible for planning and filing a news budget for days ahead, including providing an outlook for weekends and special coverage months ahead.
    4. Focused on content that emphasizes what readers want to know, why they care, and the effect of this issue on their lives.
    5. Responsible for keeping abreast of local, state, and national news and for monitoring multiple digital and print local sources and media outlets for leads and tips.
    6. Expected to cultivate sources, and provide behind-the-scenes coverage that goes beyond official actions and pronouncements. Provides fair and accurate assessments of news impact.
    7. Responsible for maintaining a number of administrative tasks such as time card and expense paperwork in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AutoCAD

Photo Journalist III Resume

Summary : As a Photo Journalist, responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms.

Skills : Management, Organizing Skills, Photo Editing Skills.

Description :

    1. Organized material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    2. Recruited, maintained, and managed a group of freelance visual journalists.
    3. Met deadlines, ID's photos completely, and works under pressure with quality and speed. Also, is accurate and conforms to news style.
    4. Demonstrated thorough knowledge of current events and the content of current work by Savannah Morning News/savannah now staff and applies this knowledge to the job.
    5. Kept abreast of the changing technical developments in equipment.
    6. Adapted at still photography and video, lighting, and software.
    7. Generated ideas for news and feature content.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                Diploma

                Asst. Photo Journalist Resume

                Objective : Uncover crime trends and routinely beat the competition, developing the insight and authority to tell stories about how well criminal justice agencies and leaders are doing their jobs, as well as produce deeply reported narratives and investigations.

                Skills : Management, Organizing.

                Description :

                  1. Covered police and sheriffs department, district attorneys office, and criminal courts in a key Bay Area community or region.
                  2. Jumped in on breaking crime news and take the lead on major stories such as officer-involved shootings.
                  3. Produced work on multiple platforms, with an emphasis on digital, employing a mix of storytelling forms, from narratives to explainers, lists, and multimedia presentations including interactive graphics podcasts.
                  4. Worked cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
                  5. Assisted news producer in preparing newscast.
                  6. Assisted online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.
                  7. Reported, wrote, captured quality visual content, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as the Internet and digital channels.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Science

                Associate Photo Journalist Resume

                Headline : Photo Journalist works with the editor and content strategists to shape storytelling to meet audience needs and interests.

                Skills : Management, Organizing, Planning, MS Office.

                Description :

                  1. Created content (articles, videos, photos, and social media posts) about local news that accurately informs, entertains, and engages key audiences and platforms through the use of metrics.
                  2. Provided thoughtful analysis of complex issues.
                  3. Worked toward becoming the community's leading voice in the area of expertise.
                  4. Produced photos and videos as needed.
                  5. Promoted personal brand, the brands of colleagues, and the institutional brand. 
                  6. Coached and mentored less-experienced journalists.
                  7. Planned and executed engagement opportunities to reach audiences through content, community events, and social media.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Degree

                Lead Photo Journalist Resume

                Summary : Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned. Respond to breaking news and other urgent newsroom situations as required. Maintain a deep level of familiarity with hyper-local news events in order to generate original stories. Represent News 12 positively in the community in a courteous and professional manner.

                Skills : Media Supervising Skills, Management Skills, Coordinating Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Worked independently in a one-man band, backpack, multimedia environment.
                  2. Edited on non-linear systems i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier.
                  3. Responsible for libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism.
                  4. Conducted in-depth research and pursue investigative stories effectively.
                  5. Responsible for news writing ability for all platforms including social media.
                  6. Maintained professional personal appearance as defined by News 12 management.
                  7. Used research resources to better understand the subject being covered.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                10+ Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Senior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor's

                Photo Journalist Resume

                Objective : As a Photojournalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content, and editing stories for multiple platforms. Experience in Providing oversight in areas of production including researching, writing, shooting, narrating, and editing as required. Performing any or all of these functions.

                Skills : Management Skills, Organizational Skills, Communication Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Received assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
                  2. Gathered and verified factual information regarding stories through the interview, observation, and research.
                  3. Organized material, determined slant or emphasis, and wrote story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
                  4. Shooted video and still photos to illustrate stories.
                  5. Edited, or assisted in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
                  6. Appeared on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
                  7. Gave live reports from the site of the event or mobile broadcast unit.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor's