Buzzfeed Sign Jim Waterson as First Political Editor mdi-fullscreen
Buzzfeed have snapped up City Am’s Jim Waterson as their new UK political editor. There were no shortage of ambitious, twentysomething applicants for the job, but Buzzfeed have pulled off a bit of a coup signing a journalist who has had just about every one of his stories nicked by the Telegraph in recent weeks.
Six things you should know about Jim Waterson:
He had a lucrative sideline selling stories to national newspapers during his Oxford student days
He has faced down Jeremy Paxman – on University Challenge
He is a former Guido Fawkes Blog intern
He can figure a story angle fast
He can’t work Photoshop properly – yet – those GIFs don’t make themselves….