Student Life Publications - Photojournalist

Work Study Job Type: 
Student Life
Duties and Tasks: 

Produces photos, videos and other content for Accent print and online editions. Assists editors and other reporters with research and administrative tasks. The photojournalist in training will receive excellent on the job training for student publications leadership positions.

Descriptions of Duties and Tasks:

  • Helps edit, archive, and organize digital photos and videos.
  • Attends and helps run staff training sessions.
  • Shooting supplementary file/ stock photos and video for the Accent print and web editions.
  • Assisting Photo Editors and other reporters with research and fact checking tasks.
  • Possibility of shooting breaking news and events as assigned by editors.
  • Other data entry and light clerical duties as assigned.
Required Skills: 
  • Experience with or interest in photojournalism.
  • Photography major preferred.
  • Interest in learning about print and online media production.
  • In good standing with college with 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Ability to maintain regular office hours.
  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Strong general computer skills including ability to use e-mail, Microsoft
  • Office, and online forms effectively.
  • Experience with or interest in learning PhotoShop basics.
  • Professional demeanor both in person and over the phone.
  • Reliable transportation and ability to occasionally travel to locations in the Austin area for the purpose of reporting.