Health Care Reporter

Editorial Kansas City, MO


The Kansas City Star's award-winning newsroom is seeking a reporter focused on health care. The successful candidate will cover the health care business in Kansas City as well as health news and watchdog-driven enterprise focused on health-care consumers. This reporter will cover a broad range of topics important to our readers, among them hospital consolidation, medical marijuana, Medicaid expansion, the safety and efficacy of emerging treatments, and the growing mental health crisis and its effects. Demonstrated competence in all the tools of digital journalism is a must. Interested candidates who want more information may contact Sharon Hoffmann, enterprise editor, at