Live Blogger – Sky News (London)

As a Live Blogger for Sky News, you will break news to large digital audiences – working on all the biggest UK, international and political stories.

Whether it’s posting live updates on a major news conference, attending high-profile court cases or covering ongoing stories such as the war in Ukraine, you will spot top lines and write about them engagingly, accurately and quickly – helping us achieve our goal of being “best at live”.


What you’ll do:

  • Be at the forefront of breaking news to significant audiences on our website and app
  • Report live from court or significant events
  • Be expected to spot lines before our rivals
  • Devise ways to best use Sky News content in the live blog format
  • Often work independently and be encouraged to uphold Sky News’ standards of accuracy


What you’ll bring:

  • An outstanding journalist with a track record of finding, writing and producing stories to a high standard for recognised news organisations
  • Experienced in handling breaking news scenarios
  • Able to produce clean, engaging copy at pace and under pressure
  • Willing to adjust your work patterns when events require
  • Someone with hands-on experience of content management systems


Sky News

Sky News is a world-class news service with a spirit of innovation and a fresh approach to story-telling. Our aim is to be the best and most trusted place for news, reflecting the diversity of our audience. Made by people who dare to challenge. Made for people who want clarity in an uncertain world.


The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences


How you’ll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.


Your office base:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.



We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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