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Breaking Business News Reporter, Yahoo Finance

Yahoo

Yahoo

Marketing & Communications, Accounting & Finance
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Yahoo Finance is the world’s #1 finance destination, empowering investors with news, information, and tools to make financial decisions with confidence. Trusted by over 150M visitors globally each month, representing over $20 trillion dollars in investable assets, Yahoo Finance delivers high-quality real-time market data across desktop, mobile, and streaming platforms. With breaking news from thousands of sources, original editorial perspectives, objective analyst ratings and research, analytical charts and technical tools, personalized mobile alerts, and much more, Yahoo Finance equips investors with knowledge and insights to achieve financial freedom and greater prosperity.

Responsibilities:

  • Cover the biggest, breaking stories moving markets every day the market is open.

  • Coverage will include corporate earnings, corporate news, trending business news, economic data releases, and other reports or announcements moving markets.

  • Deliver clean copy on tight deadlines.

  • Work closely with editors to test, innovate, and refine story selection, structure, and tone while emphasizing SEO best practices.

  • Contribute to our daily markets live blog coverage, other key event coverage like Fed meetings, annual shareholder meetings, as well as contribute to our flagship daily newsletter, The Morning Brief.

  • Cultivate industry sources to bring exclusive stories to Yahoo Finance’s audience.

A Lot About You:

  • Located in the NY Area - role requires an in-office presence at least 3x a week

  • 2+ years experience covering or working in financial markets.

  • Expert understanding of financial markets and industry jargon.

  • Strong news judgment and an ability to work and think quickly.

  • Strong knowledge of key economic data releases and earnings calendar.

  • Fluency in digesting and interpreting economic data and corporate earnings reports.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Track record of success in a fast-paced newsroom or similarly competitive environment.

  • B.A. or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices.

  • Experience working with multiple content management systems or other editorial tools.

  • Use and knowledge of X and other social media platforms the financial industry engages with frequently.

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $56,250.00 - $117,500.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.