Reporter - Health Newsletter

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Depending on experience
Posted
May 01, 2018
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

The Role: 

Morning Consult is hiring a reporter for Morning Consult Health, a twice daily email brief delivered to tens of thousands of the industry’s top leaders in business and government. We are searching for a candidate who can expertly curate industry news, data, events, and commentary to provide these influential decision makers with the information they need to start their day.
 

Success in this role requires superb news judgment, an understanding of trends at the nexus of health policy, business strategy and Wall Street, and an unrelenting attention to detail. Most of all, ideal candidates will be able to put themselves in the shoes of their audience to strategically identify and synthesize the news topics critical to business and government executives.
 

Key Responsibilities:
 

  • Curate daily email briefs -- a morning and afternoon edition -- focused on issues in the health sector
  • Write enterprise stories about health policy and create charts and graphics using Morning Consult’s proprietary survey research to be included in the email briefs and across Morning Consult’s digital channels
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and their effect on policy discussions and business strategy

 
Key Qualifications:

 

Excellent writing and editing abilities

Understanding of and interest in the health industry

Excellent computer skills and comfort learning advanced technical tools
Ability to work early in the morning and under tight deadlines

Experience working with survey research/polling data is a plus

Benefits: 
 

  • Generous healthcare, dental and vision insurance plans
  • 401(k) matching after 3 months of employment
  • $75 a month cell phone reimbursement
  • $50 a month commuter benefits
  • Flexible time-off policy

About Morning Consult: 
 

Morning Consult is a technology company that is changing how leaders use public opinion data to make key decisions and drive strategy. With offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, Morning Consult provides groundbreaking software products, research and original content for over 150 Fortune 500 companies and major brands, in addition to conducting regular public opinion polling for major media organizations including POLITICO, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.

Read more about our company and work: 
 

·       A breakout company broke the dam in 2016 polling, and now it wants to become 'the Bloomberg of public opinion' – Business Insider, November 2016

·       These are the 20 #dctech startups worth watching this year – Technical.ly DC, February 2017

·       Is Trump Hate-Tweeting You? Find Out if It’s Really a Crisis – Wired.com, February 2017 

·       2017 Brands In Review – Morning Consult, May 2017

·       Trump 50-State Approval Poll – Morning Consult, February 2018

·       Facebook Small Business Portal – Facebook, 2017-2018 

·       Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree – NY Times, July 2016

·       As the Super Bowl Approaches, Republicans Are Souring on the N.F.L. Again – February 2018

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