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Newsweek, Deputy News Editor

Employer
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 9, 2022

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Job Details

Newsweek is looking for a Deputy News Editor to join our London team. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience covering all aspects of U.S. news, from politics to culture to sport. Reporting to the News Editor, they will be a digital native aware of the latest internet trends and conversations. The candidate will be familiar responding to both breaking news and commissioning and overseeing originals and exclusives. 

The Deputy News Editor will also be expected to write stories as and when required and edit reporters’ copy to a high standard. They will show sound editorial judgment and a comprehensive understanding of media law. 

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

Working Hours:

Starting midday, you will help run a later shift for the London News team while working alongside the US News team.

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

  • Commission, write and edit various stories for the news team 
  • React to breaking news
  • Scour multiple social media for stories and emerging trends
  • Assign and oversee original stories and exclusives 
  • Check facts and sources and ensure content is of the highest possible standard
  • Forward planning for future events

Requirements

  • Experience in an editing role for a reputable organization
  • Familiarity covering U.S. news and trends
  • Experience of various social media platforms
  • Detailed knowledge of SEO 
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours 

Company

Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 80 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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Telephone
+44 (0)207 718 8570
Location
Floor 24
25 Canada Square
London
Greater London
E14 5LQ
GB
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