What will you be doing?
Identify and pitch news-related visual story ideas
Partner with other editors and reporters to brainstorm visual coverage ideas and find gaps in current story planning. Plan proactively for major events and identify strong visual opportunities
Edit and help execute visually led stories for daily, long form, and breaking news as well as longer term projects, including maps, charts, infographics, animations, and mobile first interactives
Collaborate with the Visual News team to refine standards and best practices for storytelling forms including data visualizations, interactives, photography, illustrations, and animations
What you'll bring?
You are enthusiastic about excellent visual journalism and can share that enthusiasm with patience and clarity
You put the journalism first, have impeccable news judgment, and are always asking "what's the best way to tell this story?"
A reader-first perspective and strong commitment to multiplatform storytelling
You're comfortable working collaboratively, individually and with cross-functional teams
You are an excellent communicator and feel as comfortable walking through a story pitch with editors as you do coaching a developer on an interactive interface.
At least two years of experience in a journalistic setting.
You may not have every single one of these skills, and that's OK! We're flexible on your exact skillset as long as you bring curiosity and willingness to learn.
js or other visualization libraries), mapping and graphics skills (Illustrator, AI2html, QGIS), and product design, user experience and prototyping skills (Sketch, Adobe XD, Zeplin, protpie, Flinto, Principle etc.).
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Mark Oliver at mark.oliver cnn.com. Please include three links to projects that you've edited or worked on recently.