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Journalism Associate: Yahoo News
Millions of people vist the Yahoo hompeage for news, sports, finance, email, and more.
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 an Associate, you’ll get to work with one of our Editorial Brands.
The four brands with Associates Programs this year are:
- Yahoo Finance
- Yahoo News
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.
We are an award-winning team of investigative, enterprise, politics and breaking news editors and reporters with a track-record of breaking stories that capture the national attention. The Yahoo platform reaches hundreds of millions of users each month, so when we break news, it has the power to shape the conversation. We are also in a moment of transition as we refocus our efforts to engage, inform and captivate our mobile audience. That’s where you come in.
A little about you:
Yahoo News is seeking two talented recent journalism grads with a passion for reporting high-impact stories and a portfolio of innovative digital and mobile storytelling. If you are part of the new wave of hybrid developer-coder-multimedia-making journalists, we want to meet you.
You will be a voracious consumer of news via apps, mobile web and the myriad social platforms that have reshaped our media landscape. You live in that world and will be an expert navigator when it comes to innovative, interactive, multimedia, data-driven reporting. You will pitch, report and write and you will immerse in our tools and platform with the goal of delivering Yahoo News readers a fresh and addictive news experience uniquely crafted for the mobile experience. We primarily cover politics and national stories, so interest and experience in those areas and the issues that matter to our readers is a must.
We are a small team, but we pack a big punch. During the course of your associateship you will work alongside our top talent and will have the opportunity to work on significant thematic projects, like our recent oral history and short documentary, “64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politics”.
We are passionate about great, creative ideas, fresh presentation and work that activates our vast community and engages the readers to interact with and share our content. If that describes you, come see us.
Your day to day:
We’ll ask a lot of you, but it’s because we want you to be a change agent in our ever-evolving field. We have to preserve the journalistic mission and the empower the next generation of journalists – that’s you:
Attend daily editorial meetings and weekly project-planning meeting to pitch ideas
Report, write, code, shoot, animate, edit, share, etc. Whatever you need to do to bring your stories to life in a fresh and vibrant format
Interact across teams to gain experience in social media programming, creating content for our app Newsroom, working with our specialized vertical video team
All the ways you’re ready for this adventure:
Bachelor’s or Master’s in journalism or related field of expertise on which you want to report
Fewer than 1 years of work experience (post-college/university)
Strong news judgment and a solid portfolio or work demonstrating reporting skills and some area of mobile or other digital innovation
Passion for innovative digital journalism experiences and compelling reporting that moves the needle
Experience in executing successful projects and partnering with cross-functional teams to deliver.
Comfort in a fast-paced, creative, innovative technology environment.
- In order to be considered, attach a cover letter to your application in addition to your resume.
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