epa Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working for epa european presspohoto agency.


The epa management would like to inform about the job opening for a


Photo Journalist (m/f)

based in Berlin effective November 1, 2017.



Your tasks include:

  • monitoring of news sources – be it social media, TV, newspapers, internet etc. - and closely coordinating with the Regional Chief Germany and the Editorial Management on coverage
  • photographic and videographic coverage of newsworthy events (politics, sports, cultural and business events) and features on a daily basis within Germany in coordination with the Editorial Management and the Regional Chief Germany
  • working closely within the team to monitor and help improve the overall quality of the video / picture service from a journalistic, graphic and commercial quality point of view
  • close cooperation with the different desks in Frankfurt and abroad
  • organizing stringer or hand out coverage where needed and in cooperation with the Regional Chief Germany and the Editorial Management
  • liaising with media organizations, public authorities and governmental institutions
  • networking to assure a comprehensive coverage from Germany
  • advising on upcoming events that require coverage
  • research of background information
  • story research and identifying good subjects for feature packages to be produced


You should have:

  • a good knowledge of current news, sports, economics and arts, culture & entertainment topics
  • excellent news sense and communication skills
  • extensive experience in international agency photography – gained abroad or in Germany
  • outstanding photographic skills
  • experience with videography and willingness to also produce video coverage
  • a profound interest in social media and web issues
  • good technical skills
  • an excellent knowledge of German and English- knowledge of other languages is considered a plus
  • team spirit
  • willingness to work in a 24/7 news environment with irregular hours and to travel frequently
  • flexibility and ability to work under time-pressure


Interested applicants should please get in touch with Human Resources Department latest by October 16, 2017.


  Please note that due to German labour law restrictions regarding work and residence permits, only citizens of
  European Union member countries need apply.