Yahoo Finance seeks a breaking business news reporter

June 7, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

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.


  • 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.

To apply, go here.


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