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Yahoo Finance seeks a breaking news reporter

June 16, 2018

Posted by Chris Roush

The largest business and financial news site in the world, with unrivaled access to data, insights and original editorial content.

Yahoo Finance seeks a Breaking News Reporter to write posts covering top news that you would expect to see leading all business news sites. Examples: major earnings announcements, market-moving high-frequency economic news, major policy announcements, M&A, management turnover, etc.

-Identify and write finance news stories for the front page of Yahoo Finance
-Field academic and Wall St. research relating to news stories
-Coordinate with editors so that the news of the day is being covered
-Lead various breaking news functions, including push alerts and tweets
-Appear on live shows when needed to discusses news topics

-Deep knowledge of financial markets, economics, and general business matters
-Superior communication skills with an ability to translate complex financial topics into “English”
-Ability to draft posts quickly, and update stories in real time
-Excellent news judgement, particularly relating to news that can move markets

To apply, go here.

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