Business Insider is hiring a US news reporter in London

Donald TrumpPresident Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Pennsylvania, where he sought to boost Republicans before the midterms.Evan Vucci/AP

Business Insider is hiring an experienced US News reporter for our London office.

We run a 24-hour news site and London is a crucial part of that operation.

The ideal candidate is a sharp, fast, and independent writer who can quickly identify the biggest story of the day, starting every morning with a bang.

Your articles will be read by millions of people, and will often be the top post on the website.

The role will be varied, fast-paced, and at times a little chaotic. One minute you could be putting the latest presidential tweet-storm into context and the next writing a curtain-raiser for mid-term elections or chasing down the real story behind the latest White House announcement.

This would position would be perfect for someone with either:

  • experience in a major domestic US newsroom
  • experience covering the US for an international publication

We want an expert reporter with at least 3-4 years of experience in online media. Great judgment, speed, and excellent headline-writing are the most important skills.

As well as being in the thick of the daily news cycle, the role will include space to pursue exclusives and longer-form reporting. This is a collaborative role, working with our global news team in London as well as editors across Business Insider and its sister site INSIDER.

Business Insider has a strong commitment to accuracy and objectivity, which you would be expected to embody in everything you write.

APPLY HERE if this sounds like your dream job. Please include a link to your LinkedIn account, five recent clips, and a cover letter of fewer than 300 words.

Please note this is a full-time position based in our London office and requires UK or EU work authorization. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

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