Yahoo! News is looking for an established, innovative writer and editor to write and edit content for its Tech section. Candidates should have a strong news sensibility and a passion for technology coverage, and a desire to program and manage a vertical 24/7. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with making decisions regarding story selection, and coordinating coverage of major events in the technology world with Yahoo News editors and partners. They should also have demonstrated ability to contribute reporting and quick-turn stories off the news, and assign such stories to others and edit them as needed. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced digital newsroom.
To program and manage the Yahoo News Technology section
To edit content for the Technology section and Yahoo! News in general, as assigned
Contribute stories and reporting about technology news and issues to ensure that Yahoo News has full coverage in the category
Brainstorm and execute dynamic experiences for Yahoo News readers around technology content
Create and manage topic-related modules, as needed
Strong, demonstrated writing and editing skills
Excellent news judgment combined with a strong and consistent voice
Strong interest and experience editing and writing content focused on technology
Candidates must also be comfortable working across multiple editorial and non-editorial teams, including news editors, engineers and product managers.
Several years of experience with editing tools in a digital newsroom environment preferred
B.A. required, preferably in journalism or media
Excellent communication skills
Yahoo! Inc. - 24 months ago
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