Photojournalist Interview Questions

27 Questions and Answers by
Christina Erne is a meteorologist and a journalist at News 10 ABC in Albany, NY.

Question 1 of 27

How do you develop contacts for stories?

Photojournalist Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    How do you develop contacts for stories?

  2. 2.

    What are your salary expectations?

  3. 3.

    How well do you travel?

  4. 4.

    How do you work under minimal supervision?

  5. 5.

    How do you decide what is too graphic to show in visual form?

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    What do you think is the main responsibility of a photojournalist?

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    Who is your biggest role model and why?

  8. 8.

    What types of stories are your favorite to document?

  9. 9.

    What is your experience with photography?

  10. 10.

    How do you work under pressure?

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    Do you prefer a boss who is hands-on or gives you space to work?

  12. 12.

    How do you stay up to date on the latest journalism news?

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    What is your experience with social media?

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    How does this career fit into your long term goals?

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    If you did not become a photojournalist, what other career would you have?

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    Why is this company/publication the best fit for you?

  17. 17.

    What is your least favorite story you have covered?

  18. 18.

    How does this position fit into your career plans?

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    Where do you see yourself five years from now?

  20. 20.

    How would you describe your writing style?

  21. 21.

    What is your experience with editing software?

  22. 22.

    What is your experience working with a team?

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    What is your favorite story you have ever done?

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    Do you prefer still photos or video?

  25. 25.

    What makes a good story?

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    Why do you want to become a photojournalist?

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    What are some skills you possess that make you a good fit for the job?