Newsweek, Pop Culture & Entertainment Reporter

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Sep 2022

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Consumer Publication, Magazine, Lifestyle, News
Discipline
Writer, Reporter
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Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a pop culture & entertainment reporter to join our London team.

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of all aspects of U.S. popular culture, including movies, TV, music, and internet trends.

They will have in-depth knowledge of the most engaging individuals online, from Hollywood celebrities to influential YouTubers—and know how to use various social media platforms to find and identify appropriate stories for our U.S. audience.

They 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.

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 but we are definitely open to the potential of working from home.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scour multiple social media for stories and emerging trends
  • Pitch and write several news stories each day
  • Research and write original stories and features
  • 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
  • Experience covering American popular culture
  • Familiarity covering U.S. news and trends
  • Familiarity of the biggest influencers on various social media platforms
  • 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.

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

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