The Sun, Digital Reporter / Writer - Online

Recruiter
The Sun
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Dec 2018
Closes
30 Jan 2019
Ref
EDISKdrAG
Contact
News UK
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are: News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world.

Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Unruly, a global ad tech company, and Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

Your role:

The Sun Online is the biggest mobile news brand in the UK - and still growing! - with a young, talented, diverse team who publish the best coverage of news, sport, TV and showbiz, lifestyle and family value.

Our hugely successful technology and science team is a key part of our publishing operation and is constantly evolving, breaking exclusive stories, growing new audiences, and delivering engaging content to our loyal readers.

Day to day you will:

We are looking for a technology and science reporter to write for our growing team.

The successful candidate will produce quality news and features as part of an experienced team, with the opportunity to report from live events, interview experts and industry leaders, and lead the national conversation around tech and science.

Applications are welcome from expert writers as well as seasoned news reporters who want to specialise. This role requires previous busy newsroom experience.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Proven ability to cover everything from the launch of an iPhone to the ongoing search for extraterrestrial life, whilst finding agenda-leading exclusives.
  • Ability to write brilliant headlines in the famous Sun style and produce sparkling copy at speed.
  • A passion for bringing tech and science to a mass audience.
  • Understanding of The Sun brand, both print and digital.
  • Being a self-starter is key - and you will need to thrive under the pressure of a busy newsroom.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the IPSO Code of Conduct, media law and ethical considerations.


Equal opportunities:

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse and team so want to maximise every individual's potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

ABOUT US

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.

News UK acknowledges our responsibilities when handling your personal data as part of our recruitment processes to ensure it is respected, valued and protected. For further information on how we collect and process your data and your rights please review our Candidate Privacy Notice on the News UK Careers website.

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