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Reporter, BioPharma Dive

Industry Dive, Washington, DC USA

Work at Industry Dive

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time


BioPharma Dive is looking for bright, curious and creative journalists who are excited to join an experienced team covering the fast-moving biotech and pharmaceutical industry.

In this role, you will help us report on the business of drug development by telling the stories of the companies, scientists and investors involved in bringing new medicines to market. As part of your regular responsibilities, you will report and write quick-turn news briefs as well as feature-length stories, and help us launch and establish a weekly newsletter.

Specifically, you will lead our coverage of emerging biotech startups and the ecosystem that supports them. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of a dynamic and exciting beat and build the newsletter into a valuable reader product.

This position reports to the lead editor.

What you can bring to the table:

  • A proven track record of strong writing and reporting skills
  • Deep curiosity about the biotech and pharmaceuticals beat
  • Familiarity with business journalism and ability to interpret business concepts
  • Aptitude for building source relationships to advance original reporting
  • Ability to write under deadline in a fast-paced news environment
  • At least 3 years of experience in journalism

We’d love it if you had the following:

  • A year or more experience covering biotech or pharmaceutical companies, clinical trials, the Food and Drug Administration or broader scientific research
  • Strong track record of writing enterprise features that go beyond the news and advance broader narratives
  • Familiarity with company creation, venture capital and the initial public offering process
  • Familiarity with publishing daily or weekly email newsletters
Not all candidates will check all of the requirements listed above, and that’s OK — we still want to hear from you. Industry Dive strives to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment, and applicants who belong to traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Industry Dive is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQIA individuals, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

If you feel comfortable doing so please feel free to note which pronouns you use in your application (for example - she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, ze/zir/zirs, etc.)

Industry Dive will not be able to sponsor applicants for work visas.

About Industry Dive

About Industry Dive

Industry Dive is a leading business journalism company. More than 11 million decision-makers across 20 competitive industries rely on its exclusive insight and analysis delivered through 23 publications. Industry Dive was founded in 2012 to provide business leaders with the information they need to move industries forward. Our team of reporters, editors, designers, and marketers delivers insights and programs that spark innovation, fuel growth and shape agendas in every industry we cover.

Industry Dive was selected as a "Best Place to Work" by the Washington Post in 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 and by the Washington Business Journal in 2017, 2016 and 2015.

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