RT is looking for Web Journalists specialising in US domestic news to be based in its London office. Candidates must have a detailed and in-depth knowledge of US news and politics and the key figures behind the headlines. You will have a desire to write stories which go beyond the standard mainstream media angles.

The Role:

  • Pitch and write US based-news online stories to tight deadlines
  • Monitor social media to spot trending and breaking US news stories
  • Work to tight deadlines to produce accurate, entertaining, legally sound copy
  • Understand the RT brand, and its editorial mission to ‘question more’
  • Build online stories using an array of multimedia to provide compelling coverage of the US for RT’s audience
  • Willingness to work some unsociable hours

Qualifications/requirements:

  • Education to a degree level
  • Journalistic background with an extensive knowledge of and interest in US politics
  • Native or fluent English
  • Right to work in the UK

How to apply:

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