Photo Editor

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Photo Editor

Job description:

Minimum of 20 hours a month. $300 stipend per newspaper edition (10 editions per year).


  • Photographs at least four story assignments on campus each month
  • Writes and edits photo captions in Associated Press (AP) style
  • Develops and maintains a system for organizing digital photo files
  • Works with Design Editor to select and format photos/visual elements for print edition and website
  • Writes at least one article per month
  • Trains staff and guest writers in photojournalism; attends staff meetings and trainings

Preferred qualifications:

  • ¬†Strong documentary or candid photography style
  • Technical aptitude with DSLR and smartphone cameras
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and Dropbox
  • Coursework in photography or studio arts (Suggested courses: ARTS 115 Introduction to Photography, ARTS 316 Intermediate Photography)

Candidates must be current Metropolitan State University students.

To apply, prepare a cover letter, resume and at least three photographs from your portfolio. Send from your student email address to Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Interview to follow. Positions open until filled.