AOL has plans to hire hundreds of editors and journalists this year. This part of AOL’s content business model. AOL media and studios division President will make the announcement about the mass hiring in New York.
AOL currently employs about 500 full time editorial employees. AOL has over 100 content brands that include AOL Autos, AOL Health, Engadget, and PopEater. Now that Yahoo! has bought Associated Content for $100 million, AOL has some stiff competition.