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What Photo Buyers Want: Newsweek’s Senior International Photo Editor, Jamie Wellford
Tue, May 1st, 2012 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Once focused primarily on politics and world affairs, Newsweek has shifted its direction in recent years to cover all current events – including business, fashion, and pop culture. The editorial shift encouraged a new outlook for the magazine’s photography, with a fresh focus on highlighting the week’s top news.
Today, Newsweek balances traditional assignment work and contract photographers with new, up-and-coming photographers who get picked up by Senior International Photo Editor Jamie Wellford. As a longtime editor, Jamie remains committed to promoting the creativity of talented photographers, especially those who are compelled to go out and tell the world’s stories through their photos.
In this live webinar on Tuesday, May 1st, Jamie will discuss:
- What separates an average photo from a compelling one in the news industry, and examples of photo stories that have made it into the magazine.
- How changes in the editorial industry have affected photographers and the business side of photojournalism.
- How photographers can gain the confidence of photo editors and score assignments.
- Plus, the best way to pitch your photos and story ideas to major news publications like Newsweek.