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. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous photo experience on the Daily Aztec

Trainings:

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

SAFETY

  • 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