New York
Feb 14, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Human Resources
Digital Media
Full Time
Overview: is seeking an aggressive journalist to cover public health, patient care, and medical research for our senior medical expert's consumer health audience. This individual will report and write stories to inform patients and other consumers about developments and trends that affect their health. S/he must have a willingness to do what it takes to report quickly and accurately in today’s “on-time”, multi-platform media environment. Strong writing and communication skills are essential, as well as fearlessness in finding sources on tight deadlines to explain breaking medical and wellness news. Experience with digital storytelling and knowledge of health topics is required. Professional experience covering medicine and health is preferred.

•Report and produce content on medical conditions, events and trends of interest to patients dealing with illness and to other consumer health audiences.
•Assemble and curate feeds of content of interest to consumer health audiences.
•Write and produce promotional blurbs, captions, and headlines for desktop and mobile sites, newsletters, feeds and Social accounts
•Contribute coverage, UX, and display ideas for our sites, newsletters, feeds and Social network programming.

•1+ years professional journalism experience
•Strong news judgment and reporting skills, as well as ability to write for daily online deadlines.
•Proficient at using a variety of online and human sources to produce daily health coverage.
•Able to multi-task and perform in a fast-paced, creative environment that requires meticulous attention to detail.
•Passionate about health, medicine, and Conditions, and excited by breaking news.
•College degree, preferably with English or journalism concentration or equivalent experience
•Basic understanding of online and Social media.

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements with your application.

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