Healthcare Reporter

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Competitive annual salary, health, dental, vision, and 401K
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Specialty
B2B, News & Journalism
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The Healthcare Reporter will regularly write stories that lead our coverage of the healthcare industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the trends impacting hospitals, health insurers, and patients. You will monitor your beat, pitch stories, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, hunt down scoops, and sometimes also edit others’ work. This position reports to the managing editor.

General requirements for this position:

  • Proven writing, reporting and editing skills
  • Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts, industry trends, and major news stories
  • Ability to build relationships with important sources and report on complex subjects
  • Strong digital news knowledge
  • Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to turn around stories on tight deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism, English or similar field
  • At least 2-5 years’ experience writing and reporting in the healthcare field

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