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Insider seeks a senior reporter for newsletters

December 20, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Insider is hiring a senior reporter to lead a morning flagship newsletter. The role requires a Sunday – Thursday schedule.

The soon-to-be-relaunched weekday morning newsletter will equip Insider readers with the major news and analysis they need to start their weekdays. The senior reporter will be a smart, curious, optimistic and great conversational writer, serving as the chief voice of the newsletter. This writer will be responsible for writing daily analysis and news to introduce the top stories of the day.

The senior reporter will be responsible for curating and writing the news and analysis sections of the newsletter for each weekday morning, spanning business, markets, tech, and politics. They should feel comfortable, for instance, writing about a major shift in the tech world one day and breaking down complicated policy the next. They’ll be responsible for ensuring that the newsletter highlights the top stories that Insider readers need to know.

The weekday flagship newsletter is a priority for Insider’s growing editorial newsletter team. The senior reporter will work closely with the Head of Newsletters on editorial to create the tone and format of the newsletter. They will be a team player who’s eager to help launch the newsletter and support operations as needed.

Some other skills that would make a candidate successful in this role:

  • Experience writing or editing columns and analysis
  • Familiarity with the business, tech, and politics sectors
  • Passion for keeping up with the news cycle
  • Commitment to fair and inclusive storytelling
  • Understanding of newsletter styles and formatting
  • Passion for collaboration and working with new products

If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV and cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role. Please also include links to five pieces of work in your cover letter.

To apply, go here.

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