Newspaper Photographer Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain a Newspaper Photographer position that fully utilizes my experience and skills.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in creation, processing and submission of print-based and digital photographs for newspaper
  • Sound knowledge of photography principles and spot-news coverage practices
  • Commendable knowledge of Photoshop software, visual media, social media and internet
  • Familiarity with advertising, customer relationship development and peer interaction concepts
  • Ability to click, edit and submit appropriate and attractive photographs to accompany news stories
  • Ability to handle and complete many photographic assignments, in a timely manner

Professional Experience:

Newspaper Photographer

Bryan Publishing Comapny, Fairmont, WV

August 2012 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • Determined and shot newsworthy and interesting pictures to accompany news stories and editorial content of newspaper.
  • Attended and shot photographs at many events and functions like school campus events andaward ceremonies.
  • Assisted with spot coverage of all assigned events and occasions, for newspaper.
  • Took portrait headshots and pictures of event-attendees, for special publications and promotions.

Newspaper Photographer

Havre Daily News, Fairmont, WV

May 2009 – July 2012

Responsibilities:

  • Performed editing, improvement and submission offinal photos for printing in newspaper.
  • Produced and uploaded digital photographs and slideshows for newspaper website.
  • Delivered genuine, relevant and high quality photos, in a timely manner.
  • Handled and completed media requests for appropriate and appealing photographs.
  • Participated in development of story ideas and features for the newspaper.
  • Contributed in all team and continuous improvement activities, as required.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism

Salve Regina University, Newport, RI