Alden Gewirtz

Photo Editor

New York, NY, USA

Work Experience

Redux Pictures

Photo Editor

Photo editor for unpublished and previously assigned photography for syndication through the agency's website. Photos distributed by the agency include editorial, news, photojournalism, portraiture, travel and food. Coordinate with our partner agencies in Europe to distribute their features, and distribute our photos for them to syndicate in return. Arranging the credentials for our photographers to cover news and other events. Sign new photographers and manage contracts in our database. Also blog, Tweet and use other social media to promote the work of our photographers.
September 2015 - Present New York, New York, United States

ALM / American Lawyer Media

Photo Editor

Assigned photographers and photo edit new photography for The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, LTN and other ALM magazines related to the legal industry. Researched and licensed stock, news, and gratis images for magazines and ALM websites. Reviewed images for color correction, and photo credit review. Uploaded images to internal DAMS, and maintained monthly billing for photography for all magazines.
March 2015 - May 2015 New York, United States

Fortune Magazine / Time Inc.

Photo Editor

Assigned photographers and photo edited new photography for Fortune magazine, its website, and accompanying videos. Researched editorial and news imagery for articles, facilitated billing from photographers and stock image agencies, and checked photo credits.
September 2014 - October 2014 New York, New York, United States

ALM / American Lawyer Media

Photo Editor

Assigned photographers and photo edited new photography for The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and LTN magazines. Produced multi-day studio shoot. Researched and licensed stock, news, and gratis images for both magazines and ALM websites. Uploaded images to internal DAMS, maintained billing, and checked photo credits.
January 2014 - April 2014 New York, New York, United States

Zagat

Photo Editor

Photo editor for Zagat and Google+Local online and print projects. Working from research generated by Google and Zagat, I assigned multiple photographers in several cities in the USA and Europe, ultimately photo editing over 400 new shoots, and researched and collected hundreds of other courtesy and PR photos, all to go on Zagat.com and Google+Local webpages. Cropped, re-sized, and retouched selected photos for the weekly Zagat newsletter. I also photographed nearly 100 restaurants (and their food), for the Zagat blog and Google+Local.
September 2012 - January 2014 New York, New York, United States

Frommer's

Photo Editor

Assigned photographers and edited photos for travel and editorial subjects for more than 40 Frommer's travel guide books and other B2B projects. Researched and licensed additional stock photography, and maintained billing records for billing. Keyworded and archived several thousand photos via Frommer's internal CMS (content management system). During that time I photographed more than 100 travel and POI subjects for the various Frommer's travel books.
April 2009 - August 2012 New York, New York, United States

WpN / World Picture Network

Photo Editor / Photographer Relations

Photo edited assigned and editorial features, ranging from photojournalism to news stories and portraiture. Coordinated with foreign news agencies to distribute features, and pitch photographers services for editorial projects, conventions, international and national events. Liaison for over 50 featured photographers and 400 active photographers worldwide, and reviewed and edited their projects. Recruited new photographers, and administered contracts.
July 2008 - April 2009 New York, New York, United States

Institutional Investor Magazine

Associate Photo Editor

Assigned and edited photography for the monthly Institutional Investor magazine, and it's bimonthly Alpha magazines. Researched and licensed stock and news photography for both magazines, and maintained billing. Photographed still-lifes and portraits for the magazine.
February 2006 - July 2008 New York, New York, United States

Imagestate Stock Agency

Photo Editor / Creative Services Coordinator

Produced, art directed, and edited stock photo shoots. Recruited new photographers and administered contracts. Edited themed galleries for promotional and marketing projects.
2004 - 2005 New York, New York, United States

Education

Washington University In St. Louis

B.A.

Art History, Political Science.
1987 - 1991 Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Awards

ASBPE

Silver Winner 2008, Regional District - Opening Spread Photography

2008

ASBPE

Silver Winner 2008, National district - Opening Spread, Photography

2008