Health Care Reporter, CNBC.com

Posted: 1/9/2020

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


CNBC Digital is looking for a health care reporter for our website to cover the industry’s biggest biotech and pharmaceutical companies, federal and state health policy, regulations and investigations as well as the tobacco and emerging cannabis industries.

The ideal candidate will be able to juggle both breaking real-time news as well as long-form features and executive profiles. The position is full time and based at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:
  • Generating story ideas, breaking news and cultivating sources at high levels in the executive suites of the companies, federal and state governments, legal and investment communities.
  • Covering breaking news with accuracy and authority in real time.
  • Covering company earnings, corporate finance and other investment news that matters to our core readers.
  • Writing long-form features, investigative projects, executive profiles as well as some video scripts.


  • - A minimum of three years of experience as a reporter, preferably covering biotech, pharmaceutical companies or health-care regulations and legislation.
    - Proven track record breaking news and filing stories in a fast-paced, real-time news environment.
    - Experience working and coordinating with multiple teams and across multiple platforms: social media, TV and digital video.
    - The ability to perform in a high-volume, deadline-oriented environment.
    - Strong writing, reporting and social media skills.
    - Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, and/or weekends when necessary.
    - Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding communication skills.
    - Must be willing to work at CNBC headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

    - Experience at a major online news site, daily financial publication or the business desk of a midsize daily newspaper.
    - Passionate about internet storytelling and creating the best user experience online, with proven experience in a creative environment.
    - Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news.
    - Knowledge of television production process helpful.
    - Solid understanding of web standards, design and usability.

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