Newsweek, Science Reporter

Employer
Newsweek
Location
Canary Wharf / Homeworking
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Closes
Dec 20, 2020
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newsweek is looking for a reporter to join the Science desk. 

The position will involve producing news stories and features based around Science, Health and Technology topics. 

The ideal candidate will be able to source, pitch and write stories based around current events and the latest scientific research, with a strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom. 

S/he should be able to use social media and trending platforms to come up with original articles, as well as conduct in-depth interviews with key figures within different fields of science.

This is a full-time role based in our Canary Wharf office. However, employees are currently working from home due to Covid19. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Pitch and write several news stories per day 
  • Research and write original stories and features 
  • Check facts and sources and ensure content is of the highest possible standard
  • Work with editors to ensure your work meets house style

Requirements

  • Experience in a reporting role for a reputable organization

  • Experience covering Science, Health and Technology topics

  • Capable of working to tight deadlines 

Desirable

  • Experience in a Science or Health reporter role 


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