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Job: Visual Journalist, The Midlands, UK – epa

**Position Filled**

Visual Journalist, The Midlands, UK (m/f/d)
Based in: The Midlands / UK Effect
From: ASAP – Full-time

The candidacy is open to professionals with profound knowledge in visual journalism and the industry.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

• Outstanding photographic and video graphic skills

• Experience in an international news agency

• A sound interest in the region

• A good knowledge of current UK news, sports, economics and arts, culture & entertainment topics

• Excellent news sense and communication skills

• Ideally, a degree in Journalism, Communication, Photography or Videography

• Fluency in English, knowledge of other languages would be an asset

• Team spirit

• Willingness to work in a 24/7 news environment with irregular hours and regular travel

• Flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure

Duties include:

• Photographic and video graphic coverage of newsworthy events (politics, sports, cultural and business
events) and features on a daily basis in coordination with the Bureau Chief of the UK & Ireland

• Monitoring of news sources – be it social media, TV, newspapers, internet etc.

• Close cooperation with the different desks and the editorial management in Frankfurt

• Networking to assure a comprehensive coverage from the UK

• Advising on upcoming events that require coverage

• Research of background and information sources to write headlines and captions from a journalistic
point of view

• Story research and identifying good subjects for feature packages to be produced, in close coordination
with Bureau Chief of the UK & Ireland

***Position Filled***

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