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POLITICO, Technology Reporter (Brussels)

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11 Dec 2022

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Full Time
Online, Technology, International, News

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Technology Reporter


POLITICO Europe is looking for a reporter to join our team covering technology politics and policy.

Europe is at the heart of the global race between superpowers over who owns and controls the technology sector. EU governments are trying to tame the tech industry and tech giants are competing for market power across the bloc.

POLITICO is looking for a reporter who can help lead our coverage of technology politics and policy.

The successful candidate will have an eye for detail and a track record of rigorous reporting and scoops. They should be a team player, with a good understanding of how policy is made and a demonstrated ability to develop sources within governments, industry organizations and interest groups. They should have a knack for spotting ideas that are shifting the policy discussions around technology.

The position is a full-time role based in Brussels.

Role and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be able not only to write authoritatively about the high-level political debate on technology but also cater to a sophisticated audience of policy insiders for POLITICO Pro, our subscription news service.

We’re looking for a confident source builder: you will be competing in a space where breaking news is the primary goal. Your reporting and analysis will define how technology issues are dealt with by political leaders, tech giants and others.

The role includes anchoring a daily newsletter on a regular basis.

You will also be the public face of POLITICO at events and panels on technology issues.


  • At least three years’ newsroom experience
  • Proven ability to write clearly and accurately in English on deadline
  • Proven ability to break news and a passion for giving readers inside information they need to know and can’t get elsewhere
  • Willingness to work flexibly within a demanding, often fast-moving reporting job
  • Knowledge of German and French is a plus
  • Knowledge of the topic area is a plus


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. It is the essential online, mobile and print destination for the most influential people in the world. With publications based in Brussels, London, Paris, Washington, D.C. and New York, POLITICO boasts an enormous roster of the most talented reporters and editors in the world.

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter, CV and writing samples in English. This role has a priority deadline of November 14, 2022, however, it will remain open for late applications.

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Location: Brussels
Employment level: Full-time
Type of role: Specialists


Updated: November 10, 2022
Job ID: 00256



POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy.

With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York and Brussels - and continued expansion into various state capitals in the United States - POLITICO has one of the most robust and rapidly expanding roster of journalists covering politics and policy in the world.

Since its launch in 2007, POLITICO has delivered journalism about politics and policy making that is more authoritative in its sophistication and nonpartisan perspective than any competitor; that is more useful to people with a professional interest in public affairs; and that is more fun to read for a community of people who love the drama and sheer sport of politics.

The central mission of POLITICO, from birth to our current period of growth, has been to help sustain and vastly expand nonpartisan political and policy journalism.

We all believe informing readers and holding leaders accountable is and will forever be essential to smart governance, regardless of shifts in technology and consumption habits.

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