Job Opportunity: Director of Multimedia for Star Tribune

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The Star Tribune is looking for a Director of Multimedia to be responsible for leading their content generation efforts in still photography, video and other emerging visual storytelling techniques.

This is an opportunity to lead an incredibly talented staff and live in Minneapolis, a city that’s consistently ranked among the best places to live.

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Job Description

As a member of the newsroom’s management team, the Director of Multimedia will:

  • Oversee the work of a staff of 25 photographers, videographers and editors.
  • Set standards for how visual media is presented in print, online and on other platforms and channels.
  • Guide visual storytelling efforts in daily and enterprise coverage and will coach and train journalists throughout the newsroom on producing multimedia content.
  • Supervise and coordinate the continued photo-, video- and audio-gathering training for photographers, reporters and other news staff.
  • Shape, articulate and champion the vision for multimedia storytelling at the Star Tribune and lead necessary culture change efforts to achieve those goals.
  • Track and evaluate the performance of multimedia – photography, video, spot news and programmed content – and make strategic adjustments when necessary.


The successful candidate will be a proven leader with news, video and web experience. He or she must have an extensive, accomplished journalism career in multimedia storytelling (including expertise in still and video photography), strong communication skills, a collaborative nature and organizational skills. An understanding of news presentation in multiple platforms and commitment to storytelling is essential.

About Star Tribune Media Company

Star Tribune Media Company is Minnesota’s largest producer and distributor of news, information and advertising across multiple print and digital platforms, including newspaper, website, mobile, tablet and video formats. The Star Tribune newspaper and regularly reach more than two-thirds of the adults in the Twin Cities market or more than 1.7 million people. The company has been serving the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market for more than 144 years, providing trusted local and regional news and information produced by the largest force of professional journalists in the state. Star Tribune has more than 1,000 employees.