Fact Checker, Health Vertical

Editorial/Content United States

This assignment posting is for an Agency Worker opportunity with Dotdash Meredith. The Agency Worker is paid by a staffing agency employer. Agency Workers will receive a W2 from the staffing agency reporting their earnings for tax purposes.


As a Health Fact Checker for Dotdash Meredith, you will check our health content to make sure all facts are accurate and supported by reputable sources, that citations are properly formatted, and that the copy is free from spelling or grammatical errors. 


As a digital publisher that reaches millions per month, Dotdash Meredith has the power and responsibility to create positive change. We are focusing our hiring efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion to build a team that reflects our mission for racial equity in everything we do.


Assignment Details


This is a remote position. Applicants must live within the United States or Canada and be available to commit 20 hours per week. The rate for this assignment is [$22]. This assignment may include:

  • Check content to ensure all facts are accurate, free of errors, and supported by reputable sources
  • Ensure that all citations are properly formatted and copy is free of spelling or grammatical errors


  • At least two years of fact-checking experience in digital or print media
  • Experience in consumer health content a must 
  • Masters in Library Science or a research background a plus
  • Comfortable working in a content management system, including Wordpress
  • Able to work quickly, independently, and accurately
  • Willing to be featured on the site, including bio and headshot 
  • Comfortable working remotely
  • You have access to a smartphone, computer (not a tablet), and a secure internet connection
About Us:
Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living. 
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