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Yahoo News seeks a senior editor, Newsletters

August 25, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Yahoo News is seeking a senior editor to join our organization. This is an exciting opportunity to join an enterprising new team dedicated to newsletters within Yahoo News. The person in this role will edit and help produce memorable newsletters, spanning news, entertainment and lifestyle content with the goal of growing a community of engaged, habitual readers.

Our newsletter portfolio at Yahoo News is evolving. The ideal candidate, who will be passionate and knowledgeable about newsletters, will work on both existing products and new launches. The person in this role will report to the Director of Newsletter Strategy & Growth and partner with our journalists, content curation, visuals, and analytics teams.



  • Serve as our dedicated newsletter editor, ready to jump in to review story selection and lineups, line-edit for substance, voice, style, and accuracy, and help source and select the best images for our newsletters
  • Manage real-time and advanced editorial planning for newsletters
  • Occasionally write newsletters
  • Build and deploy newsletters
  • Review newsletter analytics and help optimize newsletters for engagement via data-driven insights, A/B testing, etc.
  • Pitch ideas, big and small, for building a memorable newsletter portfolio

A Lot About You:

  • 5+ years experience as an editor, including newsletter editing experience
  • Obsessed with reader experience, always looking to inform and engage our readers
  • Strong editorial judgment, knowledge of standards & style
  • A generalist who’s comfortable working on news, entertainment and lifestyle content
  • A conversational writer/editor
  • Passion for keeping up with the news cycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with newsletter platforms (Stensul, Sailthru, etc)
  • Comfort with newsletter metrics

Base pay range: $72,750.00/yr – $151,250.00/yr

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