Posted 29 Mar 2022, 11:05 pm

Politics Reporter at Insider

Insider is hiring a reporter to cover political developments around the world, and especially in the UK.

The job requires beat reporting, investigative work, and analysis. The ideal candidate should be able to cover Westminster with a global mindset and explain Downing Street dramas to the wider world.

The news division in the UK comprises a growing team of editors and reporters working across a number of desks, including politics, sport, and breaking news. The team values creativity, open communication, and close collaboration.

We’re looking for a driven storyteller who has an excellent record of delivering agenda-setting scoops. This person should have a strong catalogue of sources, and be able to break news and write exclusive, attention-grabbing stories.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A knack for telling stories and sharing political news in a smart, accessible way
  • Excellent news judgment
  • The desire to pursue original reporting and make their mark
  • The ability to produce clean, clear copy at pace
  • A self-starter attitude and strong 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
  • A 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!

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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