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Newsweek, Freelance News Reporter

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive fee
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Not Specified
Sector
Consumer Publication, Online, News
Discipline
Freelance Writer

Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a freelance news reporter to work with our London bureau on a flexible basis. 

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

You will write breaking and original news stories, conduct interviews and obtain exclusives.  

You 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. You 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.  

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

You will be offered work on various days (including weekends) as per the needs of the bureau which you may accept on a mutually agreeable basis. 

You may work from anywhere in the UK or the Republic of Ireland. 

 

Services you will provide: 

  • 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. 

 

Requirements: 

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

 

Company

Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 90 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.

 

Company info
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Location
Aldwych House,
71-91 Aldwych
London
Greater London
WC2B 4HN
United Kingdom

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