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The Epoch Times, London, News Reporter

Employer
The Epoch Times
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive rates , depending on experience
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Online, Digital, News
Discipline
Reporting, Reporter

Job Details

We are looking for experienced reporters to join our newly-established newsroom in central London.

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to be part of building something new, as we expand our highly successful model of journalism, rooted in ‘truth and tradition’, to British readers.

About Us

The Epoch Times is an international outlet grounded in tradition, providing daily comprehensive news coverage. It was established in America in 2000 by Chinese journalists resisting communist oppression and later expanded to 21 languages with bureaus around the world.

Before ‘cancel culture’ and ‘fake news’ were coined in the West, our Chinese-American founders were only too familiar with media manipulation, censorship, and ideological infiltration. So when the recent news storms hit—Trump, the pandemic, lockdowns, cancel culture, online censorship, the influence of radical ideologies, and so on—our ability to guide readers through the chaos was already hard-wired into our journalism.

Our English edition is now a household name across America, where we are the fastest-growing media outlet, with a rapidly expanding print and digital subscriber base, and a growing force in Canada, Australia and Britain.

Key Responsibilities:

As a reporter, you will pitch, break, and cover compelling news stories for our rapidly-growing British readership and subscribers.

  • Discover, pitch, and craft stories of national relevance.
  • Develop and curate a diverse portfolio of mid-range and long-length articles.
  • Cover breaking news and contribute to assigned stories.
  • Specialise in specific beats as directed.
  • Conduct on-the-ground reporting and interviews, attending events as required.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Substantial professional experience as a full-time press reporter in print or online.
  • A proven record of being able to produce well-written, accurate stories to deadline.
  • A proven record of tracking down original stories and finding fresh angles.
  • An NCTJ qualification or equivalent, or proven substantial experience as a senior reporter.
  • A solid grasp of news and current affairs in the UK.

Above all, we seek journalists who genuinely align with our guiding principles of truth and tradition, and our core values.

Location:

London, Westminster

(Remote-working positions may also be available. Please inquire)

Applications:

To apply, please submit the following:

  1. A copy of your CV showcasing your professional experience.
  2. A compelling cover letter explaining why you want to report for The Epoch Times and contribute to its mission.
  3. Names of two references who can vouch for your skills and expertise.
  4. Three samples from your portfolio that demonstrate your exceptional storytelling abilities.

We welcome informal inquiries from talented and experienced reporters who wish to learn more about this role or The Epoch Times before submitting a formal application.

Salary:
Enjoy competitive rates based on your experience, aligned with top national newspapers.

About Us:

The Epoch Times is an international media company covering 21 languages and 33 countries, with a flagship U.S. edition in print and online in English—the fastest-growing independent media outlet in America.

The Epoch Times takes the principles of Truth, Tradition and Hope as its guidance.

We highlight in our reporting the best of humanity, the valuable lessons of history, and traditions that are beneficial for society.

We are free from the influence of any government, corporation, or political party—this is what makes us different from other media organisations.

The Epoch Times was founded in the United States in the year 2000 in response to communist repression and censorship in China. Our founders, Chinese-Americans who themselves had fled communism, sought to create an independent media to bring the world uncensored and truthful information.

The Epoch Times has received numerous awards for our reporting and design, including from the New York Press Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Society for News Design.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company

Company info
Telephone
07920746439
Location
83 Victoria Street
London
London
London
SW1H 0HW
GB

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