London - Central

12 month temporary contract



Photo Editor, News Broadcaster – O5260
Use your previous photo editing skills in a fast-paced newsroom at this international broadcaster.



Our client is a highly successful international news channel.




As Photo Editor, you will:

  • Coordinate photo coverage for Europe, Middle East and Africa and work closely with the Digital International team based in London.
  • Research and produce daily and long-term projects in support of all digital requirements
  • Select the best images for stories, the homepage, and live coverage of breaking news and events
  • Research and produce photo essays and galleries for breaking news and feature stories
  • Write captions and headlines on photo essays and galleries and produce packages for online consumption
  • Produce photo loops and photo splits, and do screen grabs from live satellite feeds
  • Act as quality control on images that are graphic or raise a red flag, especially coming from third parties that require deep vetting and discussion
  • Work with Rights and Clearances team to ensure that images coming from third-party sources are licensed properly.




With significant photo editing experience in a newsroom, you will have an understanding of a variety of themes, including politics, business, international news, entertainment and sports.


Extremely strong news judgement and an ability to work in a fast-paced news environment is essential.


Experience working at a digital news platform or a news photo agency is preferred, as it knowledge of emerging and established photographers and photo agencies around the world preferred.


You should also have experience with content management systems, Abobe Photoshop and PhotoMechanic.




If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to talk to us about this role, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.



  • Searchlight only advertises active roles
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role
  • We aim to respond to candidates within 14 days.



If this role isn’t quite right, but you would like us to have your CV on file, please send it to

Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

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Due to the expanded interest in this role, we will only be able to respond to shortlisted candidates.