Staff Photographer

Sterling, IL

Sauk Valley Media in northwestern Illinois is looking for a staff photographer with a creative eye and journalistic edge to shoot photos and video for our print and digital products. Sauk Valley Media publishes two daily newspapers: the Telegraph, in Dixon, and the Daily Gazette, in Sterling. Part of family-owned Shaw Media for more than 150 years, we plan to continue producing outstanding print and digital products for another 150. 
The sucessful candidate will be part of a newsroom team, working in concert with experienced editors who are passionate about producing high quality products. Our photographers work news, sports and features assignments, but also have weekly photo pages and opportunities to shoot for a wide variety of magazines.
Some professional and prior journalism experience preferred. Photo equipment is provided. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, reliable transportation and acceptable motor vehicle record.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and 4 photo samples, along with a résumé to:    
Mail:   Sauk Valley Media - Staff Photographer
          Attn: Jeff Rogers
          PO Box 498
          Sterling, IL 61081
Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. 
Shaw Media is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
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