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Newsweek, Newsletter Reporter

Ireland (IE)
Closing date
23 Oct 2022

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Full Time
Consumer Publication, News
Writer, Reporter
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Newsletter and briefings reporter/producer at Newsweek.

Newsweek is looking for a newsletter and briefings reporter/producer to add to its news coverage, grow original journalism and continue to build as a destination for audiences.

We’re looking for someone with excellent knowledge of U.S., U.K. and international news, who understands how appointment building works across newsletters, the site and apps; can think creatively, innovative and someone who is full of creative storytelling ideas with angles nobody else has thought of.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in newsletter formats (and/or be willing to learn quickly and enthusiastically) along with how to make them a compelling read. Newsweek is a large global publisher with people working in New York, London, Delhi and elsewhere and growing quickly across the globe.

The successful candidate will...

  • Write for, commission and help edit our existing flagship newsletter The Bulletin and grow its imprint and impact.
  • Launch new newsletters to build daily and/or weekly appointments with the Newsweek audience.
  • Lead the way on audience acquisition and conversion across briefings and newsletters.
  • Build contacts and sources in order to break exclusive lines on and adding value to every story we tell.
  • Assist the social team to break news across our social platforms and wider networks.
  • Develop a relationship with Newsweek’s audience and engage more people more often.
  • Help turn briefing journalism into habit-forming behavior with audiences and user subscriptions.
  • Identify growth topics and issues Newsweek should care about, leading the way in distilling complex issues into succinct updates.
  • Monitor analytics, publishing tools and optimization data, identifying weak points and capitalizing on successes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of the U.S. news cycle and what engages American and international audiences.
  • Previous professional reporting experience; previous experience with newsletters is a plus.
  • Digest large amounts of information, “see the story,” and execute with urgency as needed.
  • Meet deadlines and file clean, concise, and comprehensive copy on complex issues with a high degree of accuracy, balance, and relatability.
  • Superior news judgment and knowledge of taste and legal considerations.
  • Proven ability to develop and cover a beat, including developing sources, developing story ideas.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and must be curious and able to generate feature ideas.
  • Writing original articles and rewrites, ranging in length from 150 words to 1,000 words for publication.


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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