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Newsweek, Home and Travel Reporter

United Kingdom
Competitive salary
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

Job Details

Newsweek is seeking a full-time Home and Travel Reporter to join our London team. 

With a focus on an American audience, the ideal candidate will cover everything to do with the homemaking and travel-leisure aspects of our reader’s lives.  

For Home, they will have detailed knowledge of the latest trends, including DIY lifestyle hacks and products, property, gardening and interior design.  

For Travel, they will have detailed knowledge of domestic and international travel trends, popular tourist destinations, emerging travel technologies, budget-friendly accommodation options, transportation networks and related seasonal experiences. 

The Home and Travel Reporter will be able to research, source, pitch, and write several stories each day, including breaking news, original news and features, interviews, and exclusives. They will obtain source and expert comments, and use authoritative primary sources. They will produce vibrant, concise and clean copy to deadline.  

The successful candidate will have experience in a reporting role at a reputable organization. They will have a strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom. They will have a skillful approach to writing engaging stories. They will be adept at monitoring social media, Google Trends and other news-gathering tools to find and identify stories and topics of interest to a U.S. audience. 

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

Working hours: This is a full-time role, working 5 days a week. 

Place of Work: Our office is based in London but you will have the ability to work from home anywhere in the UK. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, source, pitch, and write several stories each day, including original features and interviews. 
  • Scour social media and other news gathering tools to find 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.  
  • Ensure Newsweek delivers high-quality reporting that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.  
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business.  


  • Experience in a reporting role for a reputable organization.  
  • Organization and planning skills.  
  • SEO and online journalism skills.  
  • Familiarity covering U.S. news and trends. 
  • Familiarity with using social media, Google Trends and other news discovery tools to find stories.  
  • 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 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.


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