Posted 15 Sept 2022, 1:50 pm

Breaking news fellow at Insider Inc

Insider is hiring a fellow to cover breaking-news from the London newsroom. The salary for this role is £23,000 pro-rata, on a 6-month contract running from January to June 2023. 

The ideal candidate is someone with an intense interest in general news and who is happy in a fast-paced environment. This person should be particularly enthusiastic about US and international news, and the prospect of working with Insider's bureaus around the world. 

Responsibilities include spotting and covering news events as they unfold as well as driving major stories forward. There is also scope for pursuing longer features and investigations.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A passion for news (with a focus on US and international news)
  • A journalism background and some experience of news reporting online
  • An ability to write quickly and accurately
  • A self-starter attitude and excellent organisational skills
  • A love of Insider and what we do
  • A desire to work as part of a global team in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of social media and SEO

If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV and cover letter. Please also include links to five pieces of work in your cover letter. If you’re passionate about this role but don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for, apply! We still want to hear from you.

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early-career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers.

Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Business Insider, Insider, and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories that command attention and inspire action.

Our core value is effectiveness. We make things happen. We listen to each other, learn from each other, and take risks together. We understand that a diverse set of perspectives and an inclusive environment is critical to our success. All of this helps us get better everyday. Check out our mission, values and culture page to learn more.

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