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Newsweek, News Editor (with weekend coverage)

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary
Closing date
9 Apr 2022

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Newsweek is seeking an editor to lead our weekend coverage in the London bureau. We’re looking for an experienced news editor who can oversee a team of writers, develop fresh angles for coverage, and assign and edit quickly and cleanly.

The Weekend Editor should be well versed in multiple topics and have experience reporting on and leading U.S. politics coverage.

You are responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.

Our office is based in London Canary Wharf but we are definitely open to the potential of working from home anywhere in the UK

Full time available over either 5 days, or 4 days (with compressed hours)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working quickly, yet accurately, to assign breaking news coverage and cover trending topics
  • Editing multiple stories a day across multiple beats and topics
  • Writing original stories 
  • Forward planning for known news events
  • Follow AP Style



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area
  • Experience leading and editing a news team
  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. politics
  • Strong knowledge of SEO and online journalism
  • Flexible hours


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
+44 (0)207 718 8570
Floor 24
25 Canada Square
Greater London
E14 5LQ
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