Yahoo UK, TV + Celebrity Reporter

06 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Job Type
Full Time

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

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