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Deadline: International Film Correspondent at Large

Penske Media Corporation, London, Greater London UK

Content is the cornerstone to all we do, and our audience is why we do it.

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


Deadline is looking for an ambitious journalist to cover the international film businesses with a focus on Europe. This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned Western Europe-based journalist to join the film and TV industry's leading news publication with unrivalled access and a growing platform.

Deadline is a fast-paced, exciting, and varied news environment, where you will be working alongside the best in their fields. We are seeking a self-starting story-getter, with a strong nose for a scoop and a contacts book bulging with the biggest names in the European entertainment industry.

You will have an intimate understanding of the film industry, its top decision-makers, and the streamers disrupting the business. You will also have an ear to the ground on the hottest new projects coming out of the big film festivals and markets and the wherewithal to write about them first.

The successful candidate will have a burning desire to beat the competition, bringing home the biggest stories, interviews, and analysis on a regular basis. You will also be expected to move quickly on breaking news, getting stories up on the website minutes after they break.

Responsibilities:

  • Break impactful news on a weekly basis
  • Have an eye for stories that will generate buzz and traffic
  • Secure big interviews with both on- and off-screen stars
  • Be fast and first to breaking news
  • Travel to film industry events in Europe and the U.S.
  • Be across industry trends and issues
  • Be armed with ideas for new and impactful projects

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of exclusive news stories and features
  • Impeccable connections at international film studios, independent producers, and streamers
  • Be self-motivated, but also work as part of a growing international team of dynamic reporters and editors
  • Strong networking skills

About Deadline:

Deadline Hollywood is an authoritative source for breaking news in the entertainment industry, regularly included on lists of top entertainment websites. Influential industry thought leaders and key decision-makers in the entertainment, financial and other business fields track Deadline.com for the latest news multiple times a day. Due to its avid audience, Deadline.com’s postings regularly receive more reader comments than all entertainment industry news sites combined. Deadline’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and Spy.com, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit www.PMC.com.

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone, Deadline.com, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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