Photographer

Lee Enterprises Inc   Buffalo, NY   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 16, 2024
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PHOTOJOURNALIST
The Buffalo News, in Buffalo, N.Y., is looking for an energetic, talented and experienced photojournalist with exceptional photo and video skills to join our award-winning team of photographers. This person must have a passion for visual storytelling and be comfortable covering breaking news, sports, features and long-term enterprise work.

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate the expertise and desire to create compelling, informative, emotional and intimate visual stories. You must be willing to innovate and collaborate, demonstrating impeccable news judgment and the technical skills to consistently create images that go beyond the expected.

Here's what you need:
• Ability to manage complex breaking news situations under intense deadline and logistical pressure.
• Exceptional core photojournalism skills (photography and videography, reporting, caption writing and journalistic ethics).
• At least 5 years of daily newspaper experience.
• An understanding of social media and how to respond and engage on digital platforms.
• Professional knowledge of Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, Premiere and other photo and video editing software.
• Valid driver's license.
• Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.

Why join us?
The Buffalo News is an award-winning news organization with the largest staff of journalists in upstate New York. We have a history of breaking the area's big stories and investing in the stories that matter. We strive to hire talented and dedicated people who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Why Buffalo? The region is a lot more than chicken wings and Bills mania. The city has seen a resurgence that makes it an exciting time to work and live here. Aside from professional sports teams, the city has a philharmonic, a growing waterfront, a burgeoning medical campus and plenty of attitude. Not to mention Niagara Falls, beautiful hikes and ski slopes all within a short drive.

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.