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News Desk Reporter (US Based)

News Desk Reporter (US Based)

Middle East Eye (MEE) is looking for a creative and ambitious News Desk reporter  to join our remote working US team.

Founded more than a decade ago, MEE’s award-winning reporters deliver insightful and thought-provoking content to a global audience.

We offer our readers unique on-the-ground news, analysis and comment that brings local viewpoints to the fore. 

The successful candidate will have a passion for identifying and investigating fresh angles to new stories and will ensure MEE’s coverage is original and ground-breaking. 

As a reporter, you will be responsible for planning, creating and delivering content for our online audience from breaking news to long-form reading ensuring it is to the highest standard and published in a timely manner. You will work closely with the US team and report directly to the Head of the US desk 


  • Identify and publish high-quality content for MEE platforms that will engage audiences. 
  • Work efficiently under a range of deadlines and produce clean and accurate content for planned and unplanned news events.
  • Keep an eye on emerging stories, wire stories, and social media.
  • Attend relevant events and conferences. 
  • Take responsibility for live blogging to provide real-time updates and insights to our audience.


  • At least three years of reporting or newsroom experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, English or related field.
  • Exceptional writing, with a passion for storytelling with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong research and investigative abilities, with the ability to analyse complex information and distil it into clear, compelling narratives.
  • Have a strong network of contacts and sources.
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities, with the capacity to juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities. 
  • Familiarity with content management systems (CMS), analytics tools, and social media platforms.


  • Fluency in Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Persian or any other non-European languages common in the MENA region
  • Understanding of media law

This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the job. It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which may change over time.

To apply send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]