SellUsYourStory – Media Jobs at SWNS


SWNS is the UK’s largest independent press agency, supplying 100s of real-life stories and features to national newspapers and magazines every month (it is estimated that SWNS provide around 15% of all daily print news). We regularly have media job openings that are listed on our Media Jobs Page so please check back regularly.

SWNS Head Office Newsroom

SWNS Head Office Newsroom

Features Writer

CLOSING DATE: 31/1/2017

We’re looking for a talented feature writer to join our busy newsroom in Bristol, working for SWNS – the UK’s largest independent press agency.

If you’d love to see your stories in the national newspapers, women’s magazines and covered on TV, it could be the perfect job for you!

Anyone interested in applying should send a CV and covering letter to Harriet Rose-Gale:


Reporters – Nationwide

CLOSING DATE: 31/12/2016

SWNS is on the march and looking for Britain’s top journalistic talent to join its growing team across the country.

We’ve recently acquired National News in London and have won new contracts which are bringing more content to our network of agencies.

SWNS provides news, pictures, features and video to the biggest publishers in the UK, from the Mail and Mirror to new digital publishers like Yahoo! and Buzzfeed.

Our growing business needs ambitious recruits and currently has the following vacancies:

·       National News, London – trainee and experienced/senior reporters

·       SWNS, Bristol – trainee reporter

·       Newsteam, Birmingham – trainee reporter

You need to be a confident and outgoing self-starter with a keen eye for a tabloid tale.

All applicants must have an NCTJ qualification or similar, a full driving licence and good knowledge of social media and digital journalism tools.

Most of our reporters are placed into jobs on national publications within a few years – so we need fast learners with big ambition.

We offer competitive salaries, the best training in the business and a fun and dynamic working environment.

If you want to become part of the SWNS success story email a cover letter and CV to specifying which role/s you are interested in.  Please mention when applying for this role.



CLOSING DATE: No closing date

We are looking for STORY FINDERS to help us find stories suitable for the daily newspapers and weekly magazines.  If you are interested in working from home on a freelance basis, we are always interested in working with any contributor who can source good real-life stories on a regular basis.

As the UK’s largest independent press agency, we’re continually on the hunt for fresh stories. You’ll be required to look for story leads online and in your local area and pass them onto our news desk.  You’ll be paid commission for each story supplied (that makes print).

Please send an email highlighting your level of experience and contact details to:


We’re always on the lookout for stories, pictures and case studies. If you have anything that you would like to sell to the press, just let us know about it and we’ll tell you what it’s worth.

For info about how to sell a story, visit the sell my story page.

For info about how to sell a photo, visit the sell my photo page.

For infor about how to sell a video to the press, please visit the sell a video clip page.

Or, for more information about SWNS, please visit the About SWNS page.

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