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Newsweek, U.S. News Reporter

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary based on Experience
Closing date
25 May 2024

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

Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a U.S. News Reporter to join our UK team.

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

They will be responsible for writing up breaking news stories, conducting original interviews and obtaining exclusives.

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. 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.

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

This is a full-time role, working 5 days a week, including some weekend shifts on a rotational basis depending on the needs of the company.

Our office is based in London, Canary Wharf, but you will have the ability to work from anywhere in the UK.

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

Qualifications: 

  • Relevant 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 

Newsweek is an equal opportunity employer. We seek employees of diverse backgrounds and are committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and respectful workplace.

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
Website
Location
Aldwych House,
71-91 Aldwych
London
Greater London
WC2B 4HN
GB

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