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Yahoo UK, TV + Celebrity Reporter

Employer
Yahoo!
Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Closing date
6 Sep 2019
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Job Details

Yahoo UK is seeking a TV + Celebrity Reporter.

You will be focused on creating exciting content around the biggest trends in UK television and celebrity. The right candidate will be equally comfortable covering a major breaking news story, or interviewing a A-list star.

The person will be a first-class journalist, preferably NCTJ-trained, obsessed with all forms of television from daytime talk shows to premium Netflix box sets.

You will be creatively minded, meticulously detailed, have a strong eye for trending content and a good grasp of social media.

This is a full-time, in-office contracted position in our London office.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Find, write, and develop stories with strong headlines, great pictures and engaging video for our TV + Celebrity section.
  • Work closely with social and SEO to ensure we are writing the stories people want to read. 
  • Break exclusives to ensure Yahoo stays a step ahead.
  • Interview stars, attend showbiz events, and build contacts.
  • Manage a detailed TV calendar
  • Cover a variety of TV shows live
  • Monitoring social media and on-site analytics in order to help inform editorial strategy.


Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience at a national or major regional title.
  • First rate communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A proven love of TV - with genuine enthusiasm for the next big show.
  • Experience of CMS and social media platforms.
  • Competent Photoshop skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while working across multiple stories.
  • A flexible approach


Apply by completing the application form below.

Company

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions.

We reach nearly 900 million people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day.

For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

To learn more, please visit  yahooinc.com.

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Website
Location
MidCity Place
71 High Holborn
London
WC1V 6EA
United Kingdom
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