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Newsweek, News Editor

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Newsweek is looking for a News Editor to join our London team.


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience covering all aspects of U.S. news, from politics to culture to sport. Reporting to the Senior News Editor, they will be a digital native aware of the latest internet trends and conversations.


The candidate will be familiar responding to both breaking news and commissioning and overseeing originals and exclusives.


The News Editor will also be expected to spearhead Newsweek’s U.S. news coverage and edit reporters’ copy to a high standard. They will show sound editorial judgment and a comprehensive understanding of media law.


The candidate will be 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.


Key Responsibilities

  • Commission and edit stories
  • React to breaking news
  • Scour multiple social media for stories and emerging trends
  • Assign and oversee original stories and exclusives
  • Check facts and sources and ensure content is of the highest possible standard
  • Forward planning for future events



  • Experience in an editing role for a reputable organization
  • Familiarity covering U.S. news and trends
  • Experience of various social media platforms
  • Detailed knowledge of SEO
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work 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.

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