Photojournalist Resume Template


Online news and magazines won’t be so interesting without the work of photojournalists whose creative eye can capture some of the most poignant and dramatic moments in a war, a calamity, a scandal, or a simple field medical work into world focus.  The photojournalist often has some specialty where he enjoys taking pictures and writing short narrative about it.  It can be as dangerous as taking photos in a war zone or as frivolous as taking photos of a royalty’s collection of thorough bred horses.  A resume for the position often includes a portfolio of your works.

Photojournalist Resume Template

Grover G. Baldwin

Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Georgia

Phone: 404-789-3524

baldwingg@ycmail.com

Objective

To take on a photojournalist position in leading news magazine specializing in homes for the rich and famous

Summary of Qualifications

  • Total of 9 years experience as a photojournalist with the last 4 as a freelance photojournalist for various architecture and home décor magazine.
  • Full portfolio of photo essay available during interview.
  • Excellent written communication skills in English

Career Experience / Job History

2006 – Present:  Freelance Photojournalist for various magazines.

  • Meet with clients for field assignments specification.
  • Maintain in excellent condition all photographic equipment and peripherals
  • Master the use of Photoshop image editing and compositing software.
  • Prepare short narratives to accompany a photo set for submission to the magazine editor.
  • Accept and photojournalistic assignments out of town
  • Implement billing system at the personal level using off-the-shelf accounting packages online.

2001 – 2006:  Photojournalist for Architectural Digest

  • Secure permission and visit homes of celebrities to set-up a photo shoot session on rooms allowed to be photographed.

Education

1997 – 2000:  Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Grand Canyon University

Photography is a hobby since 1992 with a collection of professional quality cameras and lenses and a small library of photography how to books.

Professional reference will be furnished during the interview if requested.

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