Enterprise & Investigative Writer - Everyday Health

Editorial New York, New York Remote


Description

Position at Everyday Health

About Everyday Health

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians to its premier health and wellness websites. Healthcare professionals and consumers are empowered with trusted content and services through the Everyday Health Group’s flagship brands including Everyday Health®, What to Expect®, Baby Center, MedPage Today®, Health eCareers®, PRIME® Education, Castle Connolly Top Doctors® and our exclusive partnership with MayoClinic.org® and The Mayo Clinic Diet.®  


The Opportunity

MedPage Today is hiring an enterprise & investigative reporter to write must-read stories for our audience of physicians and healthcare professionals. Our growing enterprise & investigative team digs deep to uncover the stories that our readers care about, often involving waste and greed in healthcare, the corporatization of medicine, and overuse that leads to patient harm. 

We’re looking for a passionate reporter who can find compelling story ideas for a range of article types, from daily stories to features to team-based investigative projects. You’ll have a few years of experience in health and medical journalism and will know how to write for an audience of professionals. You’ll have some sources but will be ready to build out your contacts list. You’ll pitch ideas on a regular basis and work with our clinical beat reporters to find specialty-based stories. Most importantly, you’ll care deeply about the issues that matter to clinicians and you’ll be highly motivated to bring them to light.

The work of our enterprise & investigative team builds on MedPage Today’s stellar reputation as the go-to source for the latest clinical news. Healthcare professionals know they can count on us for accurate, detailed reporting on the latest science from medical journals as well as healthcare policy that will impact their practice. Our team’s stories now shine a spotlight on other issues that clinicians encounter during the workday, helping them feel more engaged in their profession and providing a means to influence its trajectory.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop enterprise story ideas for dailies, features & investigative projects
  • Understand which stories will resonate with healthcare professional audience
  • Develop sources to find promising story leads & share your stories with their networks
  • Promote your work & that of the enterprise team on social media
  • Interact with our beat reporters to find enterprise stories

Job Qualifications

  • About 5 years’ experience in health/medical journalism
  • A deep understanding of how to read clinical studies
  • A solid understanding of key health policy issues
  • Previous experience on an enterprise/investigative team a plus
Our Culture

We love collaboration, always desire to understand the business problem we’re solving, push decisions down as low as possible, and want to further our culture of innovation and experimentation.

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