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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
Media, Full Time    New York    Posted: Saturday, June 05, 2021
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BuzzFeed is the worlds leading independent digital media & tech company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally & spreads Joy & Truth across the internet. 

Our portfolio of brands are household names that people rely on to inform & entertain, including: BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed News, Tasty, Nifty, Bring Me, Cocoa Butter, Pero Like, Worth It, & Unsolved to name a few!  These properties & their Creators reach over 134M people a month through articles, lists, videos, animations, quizzes, podcasts, original series, newsletters & more.

The Role

Are you obsessed with visual stories & Instagram? Do you believe that pictures are worth maybe more than a thousand words? Do you want to help shape the visual voice of the internet?

We are looking to hire a part-time photo editor for a contract position at BuzzFeed News. The role would include curating photo stories for an audience that is visually savvy & supporting the news desk with research & updating social media accounts. Some days that means finding photos that take our audience on the ground where news is breaking. Other days that means spotlighting the work of an up-and-coming photographer or exhibition that's relevant, such as this story on racism & this series on Covid-19 survivors. You would be joining a team of award-winning journalists & visual producers to work closely with the news desk to ensure that our imagery is smart & thoughtful. 

You Have

  • Has a strong visual eye
  • Strong writing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Working familiarity with agencies, photo licensing practices & copyright law

As we are an online news organization, an understanding of the internet & how images work on different platforms is a must. Strong social media or video skills, & a deep knowledge of photo history & current photo trends would be a plus.

To Apply

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter including two ideas for photo essays youd want to do this week. Finalists will also be asked to take an edit test. 

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (, including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe we benefit from the diverse perspectives within & across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion & is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.

BuzzFeed is the worlds leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news & entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth & joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the worlds largest social food network; original reporting & investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing & product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; & original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film & digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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