Health Reporter | Yahoo! | London

RedCat Digital are partnering exclusively with Yahoo for the recruitment of a Health Reporter to join their lifestyle team. Working out of their Holborn (5-mins walk from Holborn station) offices this offers the successful applicant the opportunity to join the Yahoo Lifestyle, editorial team. They are a lovely bunch and are excellent at what they do and this is a really exciting opportunity to join this successful team!  This role will initially be a 12-month fix term contract (possible extension).

About the role:

Yahoo Lifestyle UK is seeking an experienced health reporter with a strong digital background. The right candidate will be across the biggest health news of the day, have the ability to react quickly to viral stories and have a contact book fit to burst with industry experts. Whether it’s outlining how to meet your daily fibre target or explaining how the male contraception pill works, the ideal candidate will be able to tackle any health story in an engaging manner and with authority.

Key responsibilities:

  • Able to communicate effectively with the editorial team in a fast-paced digital newsroom
  • Create engaging content to help Yahoo UK reach its digital goals
  • Write SEO-friendly health explainers and other evergreen content
  • Use data and analytics to guide editorial decisions
  • Use Yahoo UK’s partner content to enrich the user experience
  • Work with the Sales team to create commercially attractive packages
  • Spearhead related video and audio projects
  • Editorial planning will be an important part of this role

We are looking for someone who

  • Is NCTJ qualified with at least three years’ experience covering health news for a national digital publisher
  • Has numerous industry contacts
  • Has a track record of breaking health exclusives
  • Has an excellent understanding of SEO best practices
  • Is comfortable spearheading projects
  • Has impeccable written skills
  • Has a good understanding of social media and video


Please submit your details for more information about this opportunity.

Phone: 0207 265 7800                                                         Email: NR@RedCat-Digital.com

Location: Central London

Start Date: ASAP

Type: 12 months FTC 

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Health Reporter | Yahoo! | London