How Buzzfeed Finds and Assigns Photographers for Long-Form Photo Features

July 14, 2016

By Interview Holly Stuart Hughes


For a story on presidental candidate Hillary Clinton, Kieran Kesner photographed a town hall rally without prearranged access. “You’re always wondering what you’ll get in those situations,” says Bubacz, who says working at BuzzFeed News is like working at a newspaper and a magazine at the same time, requiring her to assign photography in a variety of genres. 

Launched in 2006, the website Buzzfeed is commonly associated with listicles and viral content. The company now has 18 offices around the world, and its content attracts an estimated 200 million unique visitors a month. For the BuzzFeed News website and app, editors commission both original reporting and photography. To learn more about the opportunities for photographers with BuzzFeed News,...

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