AAJA is excited to announce the AAJA x Yahoo Multimedia Journalism Fellowship. Your mission as a fellow: Build the future, cultivate wonder and impact a diverse culture with a strong sense of play that grows with iteration, encourages risk and rewards the bold. As a Yahoo Multimedia Journalism Fellow, you’ll get to work with one of Yahoo’s major editorial brands over a one year period. You will also get the opportunity to explore a wide range of topics and learn new perspectives from seasoned journalists and producers building Yahoo’s presence on a range of platforms, including our homepages and social media.
Yahoo is looking to place an AAJA fellow with Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance or TechCrunch. This program will kick off in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and potentially a few other major locations, including your home. The fellowship program will run from June 6, 2022 through June 2, 2023.
This is a paid fellowship opportunity, with a salary to be commensurate with fellows’ respective experience and qualifications. The position is a one-year contract as a fixed-term employee, with the possibility and hope for promotion to full-time hiring after the conclusion of the fellowship.
In order to be considered, all applicants must be active members in good standing. One AAJA member will be offered this fellowship.
All applications require a cover letter, resume and work samples. Applicants may apply to more than one platform. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, over the course of seven weeks. If the Yahoo team is interested, they will reach out to conduct interviews. A new hire will be made by April 29, when the application closes.
Please refer to the Fellowship Descriptions for each role.
The deadline is 11:59 p.m. PST on April 29, 2022.
Flexible Work Schedule
We’ll help you work where you need to, when you need to. Because life happens.
Room to grow
Learning is built into every role here. You’ll get mentorship and take ownership.
We’ve got you covered. Our benefits include comprehensive healthcare, a great 401k, and more.
Everyone has a voice
Innovation doesn’t know hierarchy. We make sure everyone is heard, considered and respect.
Yahoo is a global media and tech company connecting people to their passions. We reach almost a billion people worldwide, bringing them closer to what they love – from finance and commerce to gaming and news – with trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. We are an award-winning team of investigative, enterprise, trending and breaking news editors, reporters and producers. As a multimedia journalist, you get to make an impact and have your content resonate with readers across the globe. With our reach, we provide fellows the rare opportunity to shape the global conversation.
Read more about the editorial brands participating in the Multimedia Fellowship Program:
Qualifications for all positions:
- Approximately 3-7 years of professional work experience.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Professional and adaptable in a fast-paced, innovative technology environment.
For more specific qualifications, please refer to the Fellowship Descriptions for each role:
In order to be considered, all applicants must be active members in good standing. Non members can apply but would have to become members in order to begin the fellowship. Join AAJA here.
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