Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) (www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas, such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S., and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households.
The role will focus on curating and editing photography for online breaking news and original feature stories. The candidate should have prior experience in a fast-paced digital news environment, with a passion for photography and current events. The ideal candidate also has experience curating visuals for social media, including the ability to write smart and concise captions. He/she must also take a proactive role in seeking out new photographers and projects, and be excited about rethinking ways of visual storytelling. A background in journalism/writing is a plus.
At least 2 years working as a visuals editor in a digital news environment
Broad knowledge of news photographers, wire agencies, newspapers, historical archives, etc.
A natural drive to pitch new projects and photo essays, along with an interest in discovering and cultivating new talent
Strong photo research and impeccable organizational skills
Proactive about staying on top of industry trends and new storytelling platforms
Willingness to work unconventional hours
Fluent in Adobe Photoshop and experience with Premiere Pro