EED Editorial Director
Job ID 2023-4882
Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.
WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.
The Editorial Director/Producer is a key position in the web content publishing team. The position directs
and supervises production of video commentaries (“ReCAPs”) featuring medical experts for both US and
global physician audiences. This person ensures timely completion and launch of engaging content at the
cutting edge of medical science for an audience of healthcare professionals across various specialties
and contributes to Medscape’s leadership position in health and medical information worldwide.
Candidates must possess exceptional communication, operational, and organizational skills, including the
ability to balance competing priorities while meeting tight deadlines.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Interviewing experts to develop and define ReCAP topics across wide range of medical
Writing detailed scripts and graphic storyboards for ReCAP programs
Directing experts during remote (ZOOM) shoots for ReCAP programs
Overseeing post-production of ReCAP programs in collaboration with remote video editing teams
Writing content for ReCAP landing page
Researching topics across a range of medical specialties for MedscapeTV documentary series
Outlining content to be covered in each episode of the series and composing interview questions
that will capture that content
Writing content for landing page of each assigned MedscapeTV series
In-person and remote interviewing of all primary and secondary experts, clinicians, and patients
for all episodes in a series
Writing scripts from transcripts of all interviews and developing concepts for needed graphics
Supervising the post-production process from interview assembly to approved final cut
Writing program descriptions for website landing pages
Appropriate Work Experience:
5 years’ experience in medical digital publishing (text and video content)
TV journalism/video production experience helpful
Highly detail oriented, organized self-starter
Ability to work under deadline pressure