Reuters News Pictures is looking for a Senior Photographer based in Kenya. The successful candidate will be responsible for shooting first class news, business and sports pictures as part of a multi-media team in one of the most competitive markets in the world.
Already a recognised player on the global stage of news and photography, the successful candidate will boast a full portfolio of award-winning news and business pictures in addition to a proven track record of winning the big stories.
The successful candidate will have experience working in hostile environments and in conflict zones.
Working closely with text and TV, planning for stories, pro-actively hunting out news and working on in-depth Wider Image stories to supply our diverse client base will be a pre-requisite and he/she must also have excellent communication skills.
The successful candidate will have a global understanding of the business needs of Reuters News Pictures and will be able to adapt to the demands of this fast-changing industry.
The successful candidate will also be fully conversant with all technical aspects of digital photography, picture editing and processing systems and must be able to transmit a picture from anywhere in the world.
The successful applicant, who will be based in Nairobi, could be sent on assignment anywhere in the world at a minute’s notice and must be ready to travel both locally and internationally.
From time to time you will be expected handle the file from other photographers in the region and will therefore need good editing skills as well as excellent spoken and written English with attention to detail
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