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Offer: Photojournalist in Indian Country:Gallup Independent

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Date Published: January 05, 2018
Business Sector: Newspapers / Wires
Job Status: Full-time
income: $30,000 to $35,000


Photojournalist needed
The Gallup Independent is a 12,000 afternoon everyday newspaper located in Indian Country in New Mexico and Arizona. The Independent is the third-largest newspaper in New Mexico and a constant winner in the NMPA/APME Better Newspaper contest for photography in the large newspaper category. We are pursuing a photojournalist who can maintain our tradition for photo excellence.
As a photojournalist at the Gallup Independent, you will be required — and depended on — to be highly proficient with everyday assignments including spot news, feature stand alone images and portraiture on short notice. You must be practiced and prepared to photograph sporting events of all types; including basketball, track/cross country, volleyball, baseball/softball in Arizona and New Mexico year-round.  Your captions must be clear and accurate and you must posses excellent personal communication expertise for both the newsroom and in the field.  Be prepared to hit the ground running from day one. 
For all assignments, you must be ready to travel the Four Corners to document the lives of those who live in this ruggedly beautiful land and be open to diverse cultures and customs which may or may not be foreign to you. 
This is a full-time position with complete benefits. You must have dependable transportation to cover all assignments.  A full load-out of Nikon DSLR equipment will be provided, with some of the larger lenses shared between photographers.  Pre-employment drug screen required.
Please send a cover letter stating why you are perfect for this position and a link to your portfolio to:
Barry Heifner
Managing Editor
Gallup Independent
P.O. Box 1210
Gallup, N.M. 87305


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Job Location: Gallup, New Mexico
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 01/10/2018 / Viewed 16 times
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