Pitching and Selling Stories: What do Picture Editors Want? with Espen Rasmussen

Date

March 4, 2021
10:00–11:15AM EST

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Espen Rasmussen works as a picture editor and producer on the Stories Hub in Norway’s leading daily newspaper VG. Every week, he receives stories and project proposals from photographers, agencies, and studios all over the world.

How should you present your idea for a photographic project? What should you take into consideration? And what kind of images and stories will work best?

Espen will share some of his experience as both a photographer and a picture editor for over a decade, first in the printed weekend magazine VG Helg, and for the last two years from his work as picture editor and producer in the online Stories Hub in VG.

Espen Rasmussen

Norway
, Oslo
Espen Rasmussen lives close to Oslo, Norway. He focuses especially on humanitarian issues and works as a photo editor at Norway’s largest news magazine, VG Helg. He has won numerous awards for his work, including three prizes from the World Press Photo, first place in Sony World Photography Awards, several in the Picture of the Year international, and 45 awards in the Norwegian Picture of the Year.