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Photographer/Videographer

  • Full Time
  • Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Minimum Education Required: N/A
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website Hearst Connecticut Media Group

Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s journalists cover communities in Fairfield and New Haven counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, app, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers.

We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative photographer / videographer to join The Hour in Norwalk at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.

The Photographer / Videographer would cover a vibrant, unique community located along the Long Island Sound about an hour from New York City.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with editors, reporters, other photographers and audience team members to combine photos, video and audio to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
  • Shoots photographs and video with interviews for digital and print products at locations as assigned
  • Writes accurate and thorough captions using correct spelling, grammar and AP style
  • Effectively shoots and edits photos and video to accompany stories and is able to live tweet or go live on Facebook when it’s warranted for bigger breaking stories
  • Craft, propose and execute multimedia projects as needed

Qualifications: 

  • Experience shooting and editing photos and video at a newspaper, news website or magazine
  • Degree in photography, multimedia journalism or related field preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position

Some great candidates may not check all the boxes for this role. If you’re a passionate, dedicated worker who’s interested in Hearst Connecticut Media Group but don’t have all the skills listed here, please still reach out and tell us more about what you bring to the table.

This full-time job with benefits is based in Norwalk and is not eligible for remote candidates.

Application Instructions:
Send a cover letter, resume and portfolio for review.

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Listing Expires: February 3, 2022
Major(s): Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology