Science & Health Editor at Newsweek

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Science & Health Editor Newsweek. Newsweek is on the hunt for a dynamic and passionate Science Editor to join our UK team. As our Science Editor, you'll have the opportunity to source, pitch, write, and edit captivating news and feature articles on a range of scientific topics, including current affairs, health, nature, popular science, space, and trending topics. You'll be at the forefront of putting a scientific spin on major news stories and developing stories where science intersects with news and politics.. . . Our office is based in London, Canary Wharf, but you may work remotely from home anywhere in the UK.. . . Key Responsibilities:. . . . Manage a team of reporters and ensure high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism. . . Pitch, research, and assign original stories and features. . . Edit copy, checking facts and sources, to ensure content meets Newsweek’s expected quality standards. . . Forward planning for events and conducting interviews. . . Write articles if required and lead testing and scientific investigations.. . . Build academic partnerships and perform any other reasonable duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business.. . . . Qualifications:. . . . Detailed knowledge of key scientific topics, including nature, space, health, and Earth sciences.. . . An interest in U.S. politics.. . . Significant experience in an editing role covering scientific topics for a reputable organization.. . . Experience managing a team of reporters.. . . Capable of working to tight deadlines.. . . Strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom.. . . Ability to use social media and search platforms to identify trends and conceive original articles for an American audience.. . . An eye for scientific detail is a practical necessity. . . . . Please mention the word **CONFIDENCE** and tag RMTA0LjE1NC4yMDcuNTI= when applying to show you read the job post completely (#RMTA0LjE1NC4yMDcuNTI=). This is a beta feature to avoid spam applicants. Companies can search these words to find applicants that read this and see they're human..