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Photo/Video Editor intern

 

Karutva  is looking for a photo/multimedia editor with strong visual skills to join our photo and video team. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom and have strong knowledge of all areas of print and online/digital editing, including social media acumen and photo/video usage on those platforms. You must have a passion for visual storytelling in all its forms. The photo and video team is expected to help generate daily and long-term story targets, and our editors come to meetings prepared to pitch story ideas. In addition to its website, mobile site and daily print newspaper, Star Tribune also produces a quarterly general interest magazine.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coaching and supervising photographers
  • Working with designers and online editors to select photographs for the website and social media
  • Updating our social media accounts
  • Building online photo galleries
  • Uploading videos
  • Editing captions

Requirements

  • A strong passion for photo storytelling
  • Comfortable with change and willing to adapt to the constant flow of work
  • Work well under pressure in fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a creative environment, and able to work independently
  • Organized and able to multi-task
  • Able to research and track down photos, especially in breaking news situations that call for quick visual representation
  • Strong grammar skills
  • Comfortable working with Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere
  • Fast learner with the ability to pick up new skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Creative

Please upload a resume and link to portfolio of your work.

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