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Ed Hornick 

Anchor 1

Yahoo

Yahoo News Senior Editorial Manager

May 2023-Current [New York]

• Devise editorial content strategy around big news events and tentpole coverage

Design interactive data visualization graphics for Yahoo News original content

 Write original stories, live blog, and edit reporters' content

• Create, test, and implement new editorial formats

• Collaborate with product, design, and engineering on 2024 Election coverage 

• Contribute to The Yodel newsletter as a writer and editor

 

Yahoo News Senior Programming Manager

July 2018-May 2023 [London / New York]

Oversaw editorial direction for Yahoo News desktop, mobile, and social platforms

• Managed a global team of multi-platform editors
• Developed programming plans for special coverage and
breaking news

• Devised editorial guidelines, enforce Standards & Practices and legal procedures

• Monitored traffic metrics and compile an analysis to inform stakeholders
• Coordinated with premium news partners, including AP, USA
Today, and the NYT

• Approved mobile app alerts, story packages, and original articles for publication
• Announcer on Yahoo Finance's "It's A Jungle Out There"
podcast

• Anchor for Yahoo News’ Morning Briefing alarm clock 

Yahoo Homepage Editor

May 2013-July 2018 [New York]

Responsible for editorial content, strategy, and production
• Managed a team of editors and contractors
• Assigned story packages and copy edited news packages
• Vetted pitches from Yahoo properties and content partners
• Monitored real-time traffic numbers and social trends
• Product superuser tasked with reporting bad content,
testing new features


KTTV-TV

Digital Producer for FOX 11

Oct 2012-May 2013 [Los Angeles]

Ran FoxLA.com and GoodDayLA.com
• Responsible for social media, audience interaction, and TV-
Web integration
• Monitored and reported on breaking news in Southern
California
• Created original slideshows and videos


HLN

Online Editor

Oct 2011-Oct 2012 [Atlanta]
Launched HLNtv.com, working on design, editorial, beat structure
• Served as homepage editor, story approver, breaking news
manager
• Worked with Standards & Practices/Legal to approve stories
and video
• Helped manage a staff of 15, including writers, producers,
and contributors
• Responsible for traffic stats and monthly goals
• Member of Turner Broadcasting’s executive leadership
program


CNN
Political Reporter/Producer

Jan 2008-Oct 2011 [Washington, DC]

Wrote and produced stories for CNN.com, Political Ticker blog, mobile, CNN Wire
• Ran CNNPolitics.com, generated enterprise stories, staffed
breaking news events
• Helped manage CNN Digital’s 2008 and 2010 election
coverage
• Involved in CNN’s TV-Web-Social integration team
• Appeared on-air to discuss my reporting and offer analysis
• Work included in CNN’s EPPY and Peabody Award wins

 

WABC-TV

Digital Producer for Eyewitness News

Oct 2005-Jan 2008 [New York]

Produced breaking news, live video, taxi-casts, email/text alerts
• Developed, wrote, produced, edited “The Weekend Podcast
with Bill Ritter”
• Edited video for the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts
• Collaborated with reporters in the field to write online stories

Newsday
Online News Manager

Feb 2005-Oct 2005 [New York]
Responsible for editing, writing, and overseeing NYNewsday.com
• Created, developed, and reported for “Politarazzi” election
blog
• Crafted cross-platform coverage, shot/produced/edited
original video


National Journal
Staff Writer for “The Hotline”

Sep 2003-Jan 2005 [Washington, DC]
Covered the 2004 presidential race, Congress, White House, state elections, polling
• Responsible for writing and editing political news under a
tight morning deadline
• Produced interactive features and ran special event
coverage

Skills

Adobe Audition

Adobe Photoshop

AP-ENPS

Canva

Chartbeat

CMS

Dataminr

Digital photography

Drupal

Final Cut Pro

Flourish

Inews

Omniture

On-camera reporting

Podcasting

Voiceover

WordPress

Awards & Associations
 

Peabody Awards
   [CNN’s c
overage of 2008 
   presidential campaigns and

   debates, 2010 Gulf oil spill]

• EPPY Award
   [2009 Best News/Politics Blog     for CNN's Political Ticker]

• Dual citizen: US and Italy
 

• Ability to work in the UK and EU without a visa


 

Education

George Washington University

Washington, DC
M.A. Political Management

2004

 

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
B.A. Political Science

2002

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