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The Yahoo Homepage and News curation team is seeking an experienced and driven Senior Editor to join our editorial team. This role will help shape content experiences consumed by tens of millions of Yahoo users daily. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned editor and passionate news consumer with a demonstrated drive and ability to identify and cover breaking news and top stories across a broad variety of categories including news, politics, sports, entertainment, money, culture. The right candidate will have experience curating and programming news content for a US audience and a track record of success in a similar position at a top media outlet. The person in this role must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and be able to nimbly maneuver through a variety of tools and platforms. It’s a plus to have experience in launching new editorial formats. We have a lot of exciting projects in the works, and will require our staffers to embrace change, and adapt with agility to the new ways we’ll seek to serve our users and deepen audience engagement.   We’re a friendly team and appreciate a collaborative spirit and an enthusiastic, optimistic and solutions-oriented attitude. Sense of humor is always welcome.


  • Program the news of the day on Yahoo.com, including curation of content, headline writing, video programming, app distribution and more as needed
  • Support breaking news coverage and assignments across a variety of platforms including desktop, mobile, mail, etc.
  • Support special projects associated with development and growth, including “cards” programming, collaborating with editorial, product and other teams
  • Some support programming news on AOL.com and the AOL app
  • Help execute coverage plans for tentpole events across a variety of content categories, including News, Entertainment, Sports and more
  • Closely track metrics and analytics of content to stay abreast of evolving interests across our ecosystem
  • Manage relationships with important publishers and content partners

Desirable Qualifications:

  • At least 5+ years of editorial experience writing or content programming on high-traffic websites
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours, including early mornings, late nights, overnight shifts and holidays and weekends as needed. This role includes one regular weekend shift and will be either a Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat week. The schedule will likely best fit either a night owl or someone based on the West Coast.
  • Familiarity and experience with complex web content management systems, information architecture and metadata
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a high degree of professionalism over email and in person
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Proficiency in Google Enterprise, AP style, copy-editing

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.

US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The compensation for this position ranges from $72,750.00 – $151,250.00/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.

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