Features Health Writer

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 06, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Features Health Writer

The New York Post Features Department is looking for a full-time health writer plugged into the world of health, fitness, diet, beauty and wellness. Must have excellent health contacts and exclusive access to embargoed studies, as well as the ability to break down complicated information and statistics into lively, relatable and informative copy. Candidate will be expected to pitch and write zeitgeist-y spins off scientific breakthroughs; explore trending and/or controversial wellness topics; find real people to discuss health issues and struggles; and offer creative, critical ways into the cultural obsession with youth and wellness.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Report and write feature articles of varying lengths across platforms
• Generate a continuous stream of pitches with timely news pegs and fresh angles
• Produce lively, informative and well-sourced copy on deadline

REQUIREMENTS
• Candidate must have a minimum of three years’ experience as a health writer or editor
• Proficiency in WordPress or similar CMS, Photoshop and web analytics preferred
• Position is Monday through Friday, with some flexibility in scheduling, especially during awards and special events

The New York Post is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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