Freelance Photography Correspondents – LNP Media Group (Lancaster)

 

LNP Media Group, a subsidiary of WITF, is seeking Freelance Photographers to visually document a variety of stories for its daily print and online publications. This could include events, sports, portrait-type photos and more. Previous photojournalism experience is preferred. You will be working on tight deadlines that could include turning assignments around in a few hours. The correspondent will be an independent contractor who attends photo assignments as assigned and meets professional journalism standards.

 

Successful freelancers will:

  • Possess excellent photography, writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to report news fairly and accurately on deadline.
  • Capability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with excellent time-management skills.
  • Exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients.
  • Previous photojournalism experience at a daily or weekly newspaper preferred; photographers with professional experience will receive priority, but those with strong portfolios will be considered.
  • Opportunities are most often available in Lancaster County, but occasionally extend to Lebanon, Hershey and York counties as well.
  • Possess an eye for detail and awareness of cultural sensitivities to make photo selections that are both accurate and tasteful and reflect the diversity in our region.
  • Knowledge of AP style a plus.
  • Experience recording and editing video a plus.

 

Requirements

  • Must have own professional photography equipment, including a variety of lenses, and ability to shoot in low-light, fast-paced assignments.
  • Laptop with hotspot or equivalent to process photos remotely while on assignment.
  • Proficiency in photography equipment and editing software (e.g., Photo Mechanic, Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom).

Please submit a minimum of 10 photo samples, or a link to your photo samples/portfolio, with your resume.

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For any additional questions, please reach out to: Abby Rhoad, LNP | LancasterOnline Visual Editor, at arhoad@lnpnews.com.

 

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