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Business Insider visual features reporter, travel

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring a full-time visual features reporter on the travel beat. The mission: to tell stories using powerful images that bring firsthand experiences and cool places to life.

This person will combine original reporting and photography to tell stories in the reader-friendly, photo-heavy format Business Insider is known for. This person will both write and shoot and will spend a lot of time in the field, being our readers’ eyes and ears outside the office. Trips could be local, national or international.

Our visual features reporter will have a nose for spotting great places to go to tell stories, whether it’s a local dive, a first-person account of a thrilling activity or a can’t-miss event. They should be a well of creativity, both with story ideas and executing them. They should be comfortable in front of the camera and behind it, and have no reservations about angling for the perfect shot in a crowd.

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Excellent writing, communication and time management skills

  • Mastery of photography with a smartphone as well as a DSLR

  • Efficient and able to turn around multiple stories from shoots quickly, within days or even hours.

  • A strong sense of stories and places readers will find interesting.

  • An understanding of how readers consume news digitally

  • An ability to identify the heart of a story quickly

  • Experience working in a newsroom

  • Familiarity with SEO practices

  • Comfort with photo editing software like Adobe Photoshop

The is a full-time position based in our New York City headquarters. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

APPLY HERE with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to be our visual features reporter for strategy.