THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN PHOTOJOURNALISM AT THE CHICAGO REPORTER. THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE 2015-16 FELLOWSHIP HAS ENDED. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN THE SPRING OF 2016.
The Chicago Reporter offers two part-time Photography Fellowship positions (three days/week). The fellowships are 12 months long, and begin in September.
The Reporter is an award-winning online investigative magazine that has been reporting on race, poverty and income inequality in Chicago and the nation since 1972.
Photography fellows will accompany reporters on their investigations and shoot a variety of photos. Photography fellows will also produce independent photo essays, slideshows and videos; and other duties as assigned. Successful candidates will be strong visual storytellers with sound news judgment and have training in still and multimedia photography, as well as a solid understanding of editing and preparing photos for web and print distribution. Candidates must also have previous journalism experience (newspaper or magazine). Some evening or weekend work may be required. A monthly stipend of $500 will be provided.
- Recent college graduate (within the past five years)
- Previous experience at a newspaper, magazine or other publication required
- Must be able to write accurate and concise captions
- Experience shooting events and people
- Must have DSLR camera and other necessary equipment
- Proficient in Adobe PhotoShop
- Proficient in video-editing software such as Adobe Premiere
- Highly organized, self-motivated, punctual, and able to work under tight deadlines
- Fluency in Spanish a plus
The Chicago Reporter is an equal opportunity employer.