Photo Editor

Photo Editor Job Description

The Photo Editor is responsible for selecting, editing, positioning, and publishing photos in The Daily Aztec print edition, website edition and on social media. 


  • Recruits photographers
  • Assigns photographers as needed for section stories, etc.
  • Edits and downloads photos in Photoshop.
  • Trains Daily Aztec photographers in proper photojournalism.
  • Conducts weekly meetings/training with photographers
  • Attends all editorial board meetings.
  • Keeps track of all Daily Aztec cameras and photo equipment.


  • Ensures all operations are conducted with safety of staff and customers as first priority, and in accordance with the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan and other safety policies
  • Adheres to Associated Students’ Code of Safe Practices
  • Reports accidents to supervisor and reviews changes required to avoid reoccurrence
  • Ensures completion proper documentation is completed for each accident (employee and/or non-employee) and forwards to supervisor
  • Reports maintenance problems and/or broken and unsafe equipment to the appropriate party immediately 


  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with various A.S. and University departments


  • Previous photo experience on the Daily Aztec


  • Must complete Sexual Harassment Prevention training within 30 days of hire