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Photo Archivist, The Boston Globe, Boston, MA

Job Description: The Boston Globe seeks a Photo Archivist to join a team of researchers who will maintain the Boston Globe photo archive.


Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and digitize prints and negatives, conduct research to attach searchable metadata to assets
  • Work with the Globe library to identify subjects of interest or great value to be prioritized and showcased
  • Maintain photo department email accounts for incoming and outgoing images

Qualifications: Minimum requirements: bachelor's degree in journalism, demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Photo Mechanic, and Macintosh OS. This is not a shooting position, but a strong interest and background in editorial photography is a must, as well as interest in archiving. Must be willing to work some nights and weekends and be available for major news events (breaking and scheduled).

How to Apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter to Kim Chapin, kim.chapin@globe.com


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