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Journalism Associate: Yahoo Finance

The largest business and financial news site in the world, with unrivaled access to data, insights and original editorial content.

As a journalist, you want to make an impact and have your content resonate with readers across the globe. At Oath, we provide recent graduates the opportunity to engage with over a billion monthly active users.

This January, we’re kicking off our Associates Journalism Program in New York. As a Journalism Associate, you’ll get to work with one of our Editorial Brands.

The four brands with associates programs this year are:

  • HuffPost
  • AOL.com
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Yahoo News

Your Mission:

Build the future, cultivate wonder, and kick ass in a diverse culture with a strong sense of play that thrives on iteration, encourages risk, and rewards the bold. As a Journalism Associate, you get two years, two different placements within one of our brands and a charter to work alongside exceptional journalists and producers. Halfway through, we’ll take a trip around the world to visit our global offices, explore other newsrooms, and learn new perspectives. And if you’re still not convinced, during the program you’ll work with leaders, mentors and executive coaches.

A little about us:

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

Yahoo Finance is the #1 business and financial news site for investors around the world.  We have more than 75 million unique visitors a month, including 40 million in the U.S. alone. In addition to aggregating content from major media outlets, Yahoo Finance’s team of writers and reporters create award-winning daily news features, and our video team produces a variety of original programming, including three live shows in our state-of-the-art studios a day.

A little about you:

Yahoo Finance is looking for a bright, dynamic personality with a strong interest the economy, financial markets, and business. The candidate must be willing to assist the editorial staff while also learning about everything from stocks to cryptocurrencies to monetary policy to personal finance. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced digital news environment. Critically, candidates must have superior communication skills.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Attend team’s daily morning editorial meetings
  • Conduct research and reporting for the Yahoo Finance editorial team
  • Pitch, report and write your own articles and/or scripts
  • Help with social media promotion and production
  • Proofread and fact check scripts and articles
  • Assist video producers on field shoots
  • Research and book video guests

Application:

  • In order to be considered, attach a cover letter to your application in addition to your resume.

All the ways you’re ready for this adventure:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in journalism or related field.

  • Fewer than 1 year of work experience (post-college/university)

DETAILS

SALARY: Competitive
SCHEDULE: Full-Time
DURATION: Permanent
WORK SETTING: Office

CONTACT INFO

John Debkowski
debkowski@oath.com
3479337545
website

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

see above

HOW TO APPLY

Deadline: December 30, 2017

Please apply directly online: https://oath.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/careers/job/US—New-York-Broadway-770/Journalism-Associates-Program–Yahoo-Finance_JR0001120