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Offline Mike Aporius

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It's true...we're hiring a FT photographer!!
« on: December 11, 2017, 05:26 PM »
Act fast. Closing date is this Friday.
Feel free to email me with any questions, but resumes etc should be sent to the email in the posting. Thanks.

Job Title: PHOTOGRAPHER
Department: Editorial
Wage Rate: As per Collective Agreement
Posting Date: December 8, 2017
Closing Date: December 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Reporting to the Director of Photography/Multimedia, this person is responsible for the development and execution of photo and multimedia initiatives for the Winnipeg Free Press. You will be accountable for conceiving, producing and readying photo and multimedia features on all platforms.

Description of Duties:
• Pursue vigorously all daily and longer-term photo and video assignments as instructed by the Photo Editor or designate.
• Help organize day-to-day visual/multi-media projects in editorial; liaise with City Desk and the Photo Department; coordinate video/photo assignments with Photo Editor.
• Working quickly & efficiently on multiple projects from beginning to completion including editing other photographers’ videos, and/or shooting video on his or her own.
• Provide high-quality, attractive and compelling photographs and video of superior composition, as required.
• Meet photo and video assignment deadlines set by Photo Editor or designate.
• Maintain and handle Free Press photo and video equipment with exceptional care.
• Assist colleagues as required.
• Other general duties as required.

Qualifications:
• Accreditation in photography from a recognized instructional institution, or equivalent photojournalism experience.
• Minimum of 3 years experience with visual journalism background.
• Experience, knowledge & ability to work within the standard operating procedures of a traditional newsroom, general computing skills (text editors, spreadsheets, FTP, HTML, etc.).
• Proficient in multimedia editing (Photoshop, Final Cut).
• Skilled in production of video and audio.
• Possess strong knowledge of Canadian Press style and the ability to write well for different platforms.
• Ability to write clean copy.
• Strong leadership skills & technical expertise.
• Impeccable attention to detail and a quick learner.
• At ease working both as part of a team and independently.
• Ability to work under pressure and stress and handle difficult situations in a tactful manner.
• Familiar with Health and Safety rules and Safety policy.
• Valid Driver's license & Canadian passport.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may submit their resume to:
Human Resources
resumes@freepress.mb.ca