Job Opening: Assistant Multimedia Director, The Rocky Mountain News

The Assistant Multimedia Director will coordinate online visual coverage with editiors, writers and photographers. Assist the Director of Photography/Multimedia in managing the multimedia newsgathering operation for, including supervising and assisting photographers in producing audio and video for the Web; will shoot video for the Web, also will train and assist reporters in basic audio and video; will ensure the website is updated frequently with the latest breaking news video; will assist the Director in video and audio coverage plans, will make assignments, edit video and audio; assist in development of website presentation of video and audio, will assist in the performance of all administrative and management duties.

Requirements: Four-year college degree or equivalent in work experience; minimum 5 years as photographer (or videographer) on a daily newspaper. Must have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Expert in multimedia applications such as Photoshop CS, Adobe Flash, Final Cut Pro and/or Adobe Premiere Pro. Proven news judgment, high ethical standards, knowledge of broadcast production, audio and video editing and print photo editing. Must be able to work effectively under deadline pressure. Minimum two years experience with online video and audio production. Must be able to balance multiple priorities, work well in a team environment under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Schedule will vary — day shifts, night shift and weekend shifts. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Please send a cover letter, resume with references and a multimedia portfolio to:

Janet Reeves, Director of Photography/Multimedia
Rocky Mountain News
101 West Colfax Ave
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80202

If necessary, you may e-mail Janet with questions at, but no phone calls, please. If sending a FedX package, use the general photo department number: 303-954-5382. Thank you for your consideration.