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London, UK
Freelance Journalist and Digital Producer — ITV News
As seen in:  ITV News
Covers:  international news, drinks and nightlife, uk news, rugby
Doesn't Cover: football, association

Web journalist with @JOE_co_uk. Previously, @ITVNews, @VPointNews, @Breakingnews and @MSNUK.

What was your first job as a journalist?

City Editor (Belfast) for

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email, Twitter or even in person. There's a lot to be said for a pint and a chat.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I had a brief period as the 'go-to Jock' on my University magazine.

Video: This US company wants to crowdfund a handheld flamethrower — It just seems so handy to be able to hurl a stream of liquid fire across a room. Annoying flatmate? Wooooosh. Dinner needs cooking? Woooosh. Is it a bit cold in your bedroom? Woooosh. And all for $699 (£467). A bargain.

Russia is firing up its space tourism programme again

James Corden kicks off Late Late Show with a Tom Hanks career retrospective — Before the first episode, critics had the knives out for the illustrious Mr Corden, but it appears his cheeky and demeaning style is going down a storm Stateside - unlike the last Brit to try and make it, Piers Morgan.

Joe's Five Word News: Fight, Uncle, Toupee, Puppy, Pop

Jesse Nagy is the best uncle of all time

Filthy rich: British poo could be worth £510m — "Where there's sh*te, there's gold", if you will. Boffins have discovered that precious metals like gold, silver and platinum can be extracted from sewage to prevent millions being literally flushed down the bog. Rooting around in human sh*t doesn't seem like the cleanest way to make a fortune, but the figures show it could be amazingly lucrative.

Man wakes up to find himself an amazing £1.2 million richer

Video: Poperoni? Pope Francis gets presented with a pizza

Happy Birthday Mo Farah, Chris Hoy and Steve Redgrave

Pretty Woman is 25: Five more chick flicks every guy should own — As the best movie that has Julia Roberts playing a hooker in it turns 25, we present a list of five chick flicks it's totally OK to have in your film collection. Honest. Marley and Me Please, please, please don't watch this film if you have a killer hangover.
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Mar 28, 2015

I will never understand the need to queue for The Breakfast Club. Just go somewhere else

Mar 28, 2015

RT @horton_official: owen jones has blocked me so i couldnt rt but this is just wow- 'gay demons' made him crash

Mar 28, 2015

RT @AndyGoode10: Shocking chat tonight from @Dicko9 telling @joesimpson9 "know your place you're 5th choice 9 for England" big chat from the 4th choice!

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