The Times & The Sunday Times, Online Night Editor

News UK
14 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
News UK
Job Type
Full Time

The Times and The Sunday Times are looking for freelance reporters and production staff to work on their award-winning smartphone app and website.

Successful applicants will take responsibility for keeping our digital editions up to date throughout the night and for helping the daytime team prepare the 9am edition.

Key skills

  • News gathering and writing concise, clean copy quickly
  • Copy editing and headline writing
  • Production: laying out the site, choosing running orders, picture selection
  • Use of social media, analytics and SEO to ensure our journalism has the greatest impact possible

This job is for you if

  • You are ambitious, flexible and keen to get a foothold at the country's leading quality titles
  • You have a passion for technology and harnessing it to tell stories

About the digital team

The Times and The Sunday Times represent a combined 400 years of covering news and providing comment and analysis in the UK and the world.

We are authoritative, credible, responsible, trusted and a part of the nation's cultural heritage.

This role will join our cross-title digital strategy team which includes data journalists, newsroom developers, multimedia journalists, interactive news producers and audience development experts. They are charged with finding and telling stories on our digital platforms in the most appropriate formats and empowering the newsroom to present stories in new and innovative ways.

Please apply by completing the application form below with a covering letter and CV by 30 September.


News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.

Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.

Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.

News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry

If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.

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