SOURCE: Online News Association

Online News Association

September 24, 2009 19:41 ET

Yahoo! and USA TODAY Have Openings -- at the ONA09 Career Summit & Job Fair

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - September 24, 2009) - Yahoo! and Gannett are hiring! Join them and recruiters from other top media companies and universities at the ONA09 Career Summit & Job Fair, Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Hilton San Francisco to hear about current openings.

Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Front Page, Yahoo! Media, and Yahoo! Talent Acquisition all will be on site to recruit talent for positions in Sunnyvale and Santa Monica, Calif., and Washington, D.C., including:

--  Yahoo! News: a Chief Editor to drive a new analysis/politics section,
    a Managing Editor for multimedia and a Social Media Editor to track trends
    in Twitter and Facebook.
--  Yahoo!: Senior Programmers, generalists as well as people with
    Personal Finance, Tech and Entertainment expertise, a Senior Producer for
    partner portals, and Search Trend editors to surface popular searches on
    the front page.
--  At the USA TODAY booth, visit with Gannett, USA TODAY and
    recruiters to find out more about openings, such as a Senior Web
    Designer/User Experience Architect who will be part of the Innovation team
    that is building some of the most high-profile and cutting-edge products in
    the company.

Recruiters will meet for drop-in interviews with job-seekers, who will also benefit from resume critiques and work evaluation with multimedia/online journalist Mark Luckie of 10,000Word

The Career Summit & Job Fair schedule -- $25 for members, $50 for non-members -- offers a full day's immersion into learning, networking and job-hunting. It is also the unofficial kick-off to ONA's 2009 Annual Conference, which follows over the next two days. Featured speakers include:

--  Krista Canfield, Career Expert, LinkedIn
--  Chris Gaither, Google Global Communications and Public Affairs
--  Neil Chase, Vice President of Author Services, Federated Media
--  Bruce Koon, News Director, KQED-FM, Public Media for Northern
--  Dean Takahashi, lead writer, VentureBeat
--  Mara Covell, Executive Recruiter and Managing Director, Howard-Sloan-

To register for the Career Summit & Job Fair, visit

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:

    Jane McDonnell
    Executive Director
    Online News Association
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    Sherry Skalko
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