Newsweek, News Reporter

Recruiter
Newsweek
Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary

The News Reporter will have a strong understanding of current affairs and will have one or two specialist topics.

Newsweek's London Bureau is made up of a team of enthusiastic reporters who have the ability to work quickly to meet the needs of our readers and who have a good eye for a great story. The News Reporter will love to work in a collaborative environment with other journalists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing quality content for publication on Newsweek.com and Newsweek
  • Researching content, fact and source checking
  • Working with editors to ensure your work meets house style
  • Developing original ideas and planning coverage of upcoming news events
  • Promoting your work on social media platforms
  • Ensuring the quality of the content is of the highest possible standard
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as necessary to meet the needs of the employer's business


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and experience in a reporting role for a reputable organization
  • Excellent knowledge of a broad range of news topics, including U.S. politics and/or foreign affairs
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of digital analytics
  • The ability to turn complex ideas into clear, engaging copy


Desirable

  • Knowledge of U.S. media landscape; familiarity with U.S. current events
  • Ability to write using American English; some knowledge of AP style guide
  • Basic knowledge of SEO, SMO principles and strategies


Apply by completing the application form below. 

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