Adweek is hiring a Breaking News Reporter

Adweek is hiring a Breaking News Reporter

Adweek is seeking a reporter to cover breaking news and new campaigns from today's most interesting brands, agencies and creators.

This position combines the best aspects of business journalism and pop culture coverage, and Adweek's looking for someone who can offer context, clarity and insight where other publications might simply rewrite press releases.

This reporter will work closely with Adweek's creative and inclusion editor to stay on top of new work and trends, while also collaborating closely with our agencies coverage team on breaking news involving creative shops, media agencies and production studios.  Apply Here:


Output expectations:

  • Author 2-3 bylined articles daily on creative campaigns or agency news, with an emphasis on breaking news
  • Write at least one print or digital feature per month
  • Occasionally appear on Adweek's podcasts and collaborate on / appear in Adweek video projects
  • Occasionally participate in interviews with other news outlets via video, audio or text
  • Occasionally moderate Adweek panels or events

Annual franchise responsibilities

  • Help coordinate and cover Adweek's Fastest Growing Agencies list
  • Participate in Adweek's Agencies of the Year selection process
  • Participate in Adweek's coverage of events such as the Super Bowl and Cannes Lions
  • Contribute to relevant franchises such as the Adweek 50, Young Influentials, Creative 100 and Experiential Awards


  • Minimum 2 years of business journalism experience
  • Must have a deep understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts arising in the ad industry that consider race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, class, body diversity, and intersecting identities.
  • Awareness of agencies working in the creative, media, strategy and production spheres
  • Understanding of agency processes such as creative concepting, business development and production
  • Proven ability to write clearly and concisely on deadline, along with contributing constructively to team projects 

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