Contract Reporter

Posted On: January 7, 2015


Media Organization: The Art Newspaper

Company Description

Unique in its conception and scope, The Art Newspaper publishes around 100 pages of news, interviews, reviews and debate about the art world, every month. It covers everything from antiquity to the contemporary. You can count on it to bring you the crucial stories from around the globe.

You will also find out more about the personalities, artists, events, sales and latest market trends. You can share in debates and controversies. You will be guided through the art market and introduced to special areas of the art world, whether geographical or conceptual, in The Art Newspaper 2. You will be able to plan your visits to forthcoming events using our new exhibitions section.

Our international readership is made up of artists, collectors, museum directors, consultants, dealers, trustees, auctioneers, curators, public policy-makers and those with a professional as well as personal interest in the global art market.

The Art Newspaper is circulated in 23,000 copies and its readership is over 50,000.

Job Description

We are looking for a reporter to work in our New York office for five days each month on a contract freelance basis. You will write for our website and different sections of the paper, focusing on news and art market. You will be supervised by the US News editor, working closely with colleagues in the London and New York offices.

Our ideal candidate has experience of writing hard news stories. You will be able to generate your own pitches and also to take briefings from our editors.

You will be familiar with The Art Newspaper in its various forms: in print, online and through the papers we produce at the Basel and Frieze art fairs.

You must be able to write clearly, accurately and to deadline. You should have an eye for detail, be highly organized and have good interpersonal skills. You will be widely-read and up to date on art news.

Your application should include a cover letter, resume and two references. Please also send clips of what you consider to be your finest writing (no more than three) as PDF files.

Please send your application to Charlotte Burns (, with the subject line "Contract Reporter Position."

Deadline for applications is 10am, Wednesday 21 January. Interviews would take place in New York in the week beginning Monday 26 January.

Deadline for applications: 21 Jan 15

To Apply

Please see above.