News Editor - PRWeek

Location
Twickenham, London
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
24 Aug 2018
Discipline
Media
Sector
B2B, Publishing
Business Type
Media Owner
Seniority
Senior Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

PRWeek is run by a small but senior team of journalists with their fingers on the pulse of this vibrant sector, which demands important and topical stories across the worlds of business, politics, consumer brands and popular culture. The news editor is the beating heart at the centre of this operation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an accomplished news journalist with proven experience on a busy periodical or website
  • Have some experience of news editing in a fast-moving sector
  • Be a self-starter, well-used to taking full responsibility for the output of of news-led title
  • Be a team player, working well with other senior journalists, supporting one another
  • Be a current affairs geek, taking close interest in breaking developments in business, politics, media and culture
  • Have an obsession with journalistic quality; accuracy of facts, the English language and legal considerations in publishing

 

The role will entail:

  • Finding news
  • Writing news analysis
  • Breaking news
  • Editing, presenting and distributing news and analysis output for PRWeek
  • Managing output from other writers
  • Liaising with PRWeek news editors in the US and Asia
  • Putting together a compelling news bulletin each day (and one weekly round-up) and ensuring it goes out on time
  • Taking overall responsibility for both news content on PRWeek.com and for the news element of PRWeek's bi-monthly print magazine
  • Becoming an ambassador and spokesperson for PRWeek in the wider business and media community

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