Enterprise & Investigate Reporter (Level 1) - 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 early career 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 junior reporter who wants to build a portfolio in enterprise and investigative medical journalism. You’ll have about two years of experience in journalism, preferably on a healthcare or medical beat. You’ll take assignments but also pitch your own story ideas that will resonate with our audience of doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Story types will range from dailies to features to team-based investigative projects. 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

  • Write enterprise stories as assigned, ranging from dailies to features & investigative projects, for our audience of healthcare professionals
  • Find and pitch compelling story ideas
  • 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

  • Two years of experience in journalism, preferably on a health or medical beat
  • Basic understanding of how to read clinical studies
  • Basic understanding of health policy issues
  • Some understanding of the business of healthcare


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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