Photographer –The Villages Media Group

Salary commensurate with experience.

November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Within the spirit of "Making People's Dreams Come True", the Photographer’s primary function is to document newsworthy events in the community through compelling photography captured in an authentic, ethical manner.


  • Works closely across newsroom teams to develop the day’s top stories - whatever they may be.
  • Produces images that allow readers to gain a better understanding of what the story is about. Writes accompanying captions that are accurate and descriptive.
  • Delivers a high level of quality in the technical aspects of photography, such as composition, lighting and editing.
  • Works both on a team and independently for long hours at a time, meeting established deadlines.
  • Uses image-editing software such as Photoshop to prepare images for publication.
  • Compiles the photo report in the absence of the photo managers.
  • Fosters a culture of collaboration and contributes to a healthy team dynamic.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Must have valid driver’s license with record acceptable to company standards.

Benefits for Full-Time eligible positions:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance | Basic Life & AD&D | Voluntary Life Insurance | HSA/FSA & 401k | PTO & Paid Holidays | The Villages® Charter School eligibility | and much more!

Questions? Contact:The Villages Human Resources & Risk Management

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