Staff Reporter - Modern Healthcare

Apr 24, 2013
May 24, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
Reporting to the news editor and based in the Chicago office, this staff reporter will be tasked with writing news items and feature stories for our weekly magazine and for our daily web site products. This is a general assignment healthcare reporting position that requires an enthusiastic, organized, motivated individual who can confidently write on topics across the healthcare spectrum. Experience covering public health and population health issues a plus.

Duties include:

Working with the news editor to write both long form magazine features and shorter, daily news briefs.
Developing ideas for enterprise and investigative features.
Working on organizing and moderating online healthcare webinars.
Attending and reporting from healthcare conferences when necessary.


The position requires at least 3 years of experience focused on producing high quality healthcare editorial content.

It also requires:

The ability to write accurately and clearly on very tight deadlines while also being able to engage readers with compelling copy.
A strong work ethic.
Video reporting experience a plus.
Knowledge of online metrics, optimization and content management a plus.
Knowledge of healthcare data a plus.
B.A. in journalism or related field.

Organization Overview

Modern Healthcare, is the healthcare industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, opinion and information. Modern Healthcare’s print product has been published by Crain Communications Inc since 1976 and is the healthcare industry's only business news weekly. In addition to the print product we communicate with our readers via a variety of properties and platforms including print, digital, events, research and custom projects.

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