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London, UK: Senior Reporter - CBS Interactive

Job Vacancy: Senior Reporter - CBS Interactive

Location: London, UK


The senior reporter is responsible for delivering stories across a broad range of business and technology subjects, and will play a key role in helping to set and maintain the strategic direction of the publication.

The senior reporter is expected to generate a rich stream of breaking news stories as part of TechRepublic’s global news team. They will be expected to contribute on- and off-diary story ideas, and deliver highly polished copy to tight deadlines.
They will use their wide network of industry contacts to monitor key trends and events that are pertinent to users, vendors, products, technologies and standards across a range of beats as agreed with the editor.
They will be required to use this knowledge to help prioritise stories and contribute to the writing of comment and in-depth analysis. The senior reporter is expected to build and maintain contact with vendors, analysts, users and implementers of technology, and to coordinate with other international TechRepublic reporters and other contributors on news stories and other projects as necessary. The senior reporter will be expected to support the editor as required, taking an active role in setting the news agenda and assisting other reporters by suggesting stories or potential angles, and mentoring other members of the team as required.
The senior reporter is expected to be highly engaged with social media, making strong use of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, LinkedIn and others to promote stories, engage with readers, carry out research and help brand awareness. They should also maintain a dialogue with key companies within their beat to ensure TechRepublic remains a high on their agenda. They should maintain a responsive presence on- and off-site, encouraging readers to see TechRepublic as authoritative and approachable.

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Posted on TVZ: 20th January 2020

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