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Jun 11th 2012

Talent Acquisition Team Hosts Panel for Journalists

Editorial recruiters on AOL's Talent Acquisition team hosted a panel for journalists at the New York office last week that attracted a full house – including editors and reporters from ABC, NBC, CNN, Black Enterprise magazine and Uptown magazine. The event, the first in a series titled "Conversations," is aimed at engaging the editorial community around important issues.

The panel, comprised members of Huffington Post's multicultural sections including moderator HuffPost BlackVoices Executive Editor Christina Norman, HuffPost BlackVoices/HuffPost LatinoVoices/HuffPost Voces Managing Editor Miguel Ferrer, HuffPost BlackVoices Senior Reporter Trymaine Lee, HuffPost BlackVoices Senior Reporter Janell Ross, HuffPost BlackVoices Senior Editor Gene Demby, and HuffPost Gay Voices Editor Noah Michelson. Derek Murphy, GM of HuffPost's multicultural sites, was also in attendance.

Diverse communities of journalists were invited to attend through organizations with which the recruiting team partners to find great talent for AOL. In addition to network TV and magazine journalists, the audience included representatives of the National Association of Black Journalists, the ColorBars professional network and UNITY, as well as students from New York University and Columbia and a good turnout of AOL employees.

To learn more about editorial opportunities at AOL click here. To learn more about the panel, check out our event recap on Storify below:

May 10th 2012

Huffington Post Media Group News Now #2 in comScore's General News Category

The Huffington Post Media Group announces today that HPMG News has topped the CNN Network to become the #2 site in the General News category according to the latest April 2012 comScore data.

HPMG News had 59.4 million unique visitors in April, topping CNN Network by 2 million unique visitors. This is the first month that HPMG News has claimed the #2 spot. HuffPost readers made more than 6 million comments in April alone, as well as over 150 million comments to date.*

The comScore metrics showing that HPMG News became the #2 General News site for April 2012 were released on the 7-year anniversary of The Huffington Post's initial launch. The Huffington Post went live on May 9, 2005.

Sources: comScore Media Metrix, April 2012; *AOL Internal Data

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