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Newsweek, U.S. News Reporter

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
27 Nov 2021

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Consumer Publication, Newswires, Online, News
Discipline
Reporter
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Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a full-time news reporter to join our London team. 

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of U.S. news and how to write engaging stories for an American audience. 

The U.S. news reporter will be responsible for writing up breaking news stories, conducting original interviews and obtaining exclusives. 

The candidate will be able to source, pitch and write several stories each day, with a strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom. They will also be adept at monitoring social media and Google trends to find and identify stories and topics of interest for a U.S. audience. 

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.

Key Responsibilities

  • Pitch and write several news stories each day
  • Research and write original stories and features 
  • Scour multiple social media for stories and emerging trends
  • Check facts and sources and ensure content is of the highest possible standard
  • Work with editors to ensure your work meets house style

Requirements

  • Experience in a reporting role for a reputable organization
  • Familiarity covering U.S. news and trends
  • Familiarity of using social media and Google trends to find stories
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours 

Company

Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 80 years.

Newsweek provides the latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics. In addition to its online and mobile presence, Newsweek publishes weekly English print editions in the United States, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia as well as editions in Japanese, Korean, Polish, Serbian and Spanish.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0)207 718 8570
Location
Floor 24
25 Canada Square
London
Greater London
E14 5LQ
GB
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