LinkedIn seeks a finance editor

Job Description This role will be based in San Francisco or New York. LinkedIn is looking for a journalist with a passion for finance news to oversee content on the topic. The beat will involve a mix of financial services industry news, developments in markets and the economy, trends in fintech and helping cultivate the […]

Why LinkedIn is upping its audio and video content

Daniel Roth, the editor in chief of LinkedIn, talked with Digiday’s Tim Peterson about its audio and video ambitions. Peterson writes, “Under Roth, LinkedIn’s news division has been getting into producing more original content, from newsletters to podcasts and videos. In September, the platform announced the hire of former CNN executive Courtney Coupe to be its first […]

LinkedIn hires Shead as tech and innovation editor

Sam Shead has joined LinkedIn as a tech and innovation editor. He comes from CNBC, where he was a technology correspondent. Prior to joining CNBC, Shead was a technology reporter at BBC News. Shead’s work has also appeared in The Financial Times, Wired, Forbes, Business Insider and Sifted. He formerly served as interim news editor […]

LinkedIn hires Business Insider’s Dua as technology editor

LinkedIn News has hired Business Insider senior reporter Tanya Dua to be its technology editor. She has been at Business Insider for more than five years covering all things advertising, media and marketing. Dua has been focusing on brands and ad agencies, and how their businesses are being shaped by technology and culture, as the analog world […]

Yahoo Finance Canada reporter Bains departs

Jessy Bains, a reporter at Yahoo Finance Canada, has left and joined LinkedIn as Canada news editor. In his new role, Bains will be covering and curating trending and breaking Canadian news. Prior to joining Yahoo Finance, Bains was at CBC, where he was the lead writer for “On The Money with Peter Armstrong,” a […]

What’s behind LinkedIn’s editorial strategy

Lauren Johnson of Insider examines LinkedIn’s content strategy. Johnson writes, “LinkedIn’s journalists focus on five topics: Technology, healthcare, finance, small business, and frontline workers. At the center of the company’s editorial growth is a product called Daily Rundown that breaks down daily news topics and shows what people are saying about them. LinkedIn says that Daily […]

LinkedIn hires Fortune’s Moore

Fortune magazine’s McKenna Moore has been hired by LinkedIn News as an associate news editor of global projects. She will start Dec. 6. Her last day at Fortune is Nov. 17. She has been an audience editor and reporter at Fortune. Moore previously had a web production internship at Fortune and a reporting internship at ALM Media […]

Chambers joins LinkedIn as a news editor

LinkedIn has tapped Jenna N. Chambers as a news editor, working on audience engagement and distribution strategy for the LinkedIn News team. She joins from Medium, where she was most recently an editorial manager, platform content. Before that, she served as an audience engagement editor and assistant audience engagement editor. She was also a tech […]

The strategy behind LinkedIn News and its content

Freddy Mayhew of Press Gazette interviewed LinkedIn News editor in chief Daniel Roth about its strategy. Mayhew writes, “Roth, a seasoned business journalist who worked at Forbes, Wired and spent several years at Fortune Magazine before joining LinkedIn, is currently editor-in-chief and vice president of LinkedIn News. “Explaining LinkedIn News’ model, he said: ‘The way I think […]

LinkedIn Editorial changes name to LinkedIn News

LinkedIn is changing the name of its editorial team from LinkedIn Editorial to LinkedIn News after undergoing a redesign to bring more visual consistency to the vertical, reports David Cohen of Adweek. Cohen reports, “‘The global editorial team plays a central part in LinkedIn’s professional community: creating original content and helping to cultivate and spread the […]