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Newsweek, Health Reporter

United Kingdom (GB)
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

Job Details

The ideal candidate will have detailed knowledge of general health and medical topics, medical advancements, wellness trends, the complexities of legislation such as the Affordable Care Act and Medicare, and the broader healthcare industry landscape in the United States. They will be able to produce content that connects these high-level topics with the general news and current affairs cycle. 

With a focus on an American audience, they will write about general wellness trends including nutrition, fitness, and mental health. The ability to condense complex health and medical concepts into accessible and engaging content will be highly valuable. 

The Health Reporter will be able to research, source, pitch, and write several stories each day, including breaking news, original news and features, interviews, and exclusives. They will obtain source and expert comments, and use authoritative primary sources. They will produce vibrant, concise and clean copy to deadline. 

The successful candidate will have experience in a reporting role at a reputable organization. They will have a strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom. They will have a skillful approach to writing engaging stories. They will be adept at monitoring social media, Google Trends and other news-gathering tools to find and identify stories and topics of interest to a U.S. audience. 
The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.  


Newsweek is a premier news magazine and website that has been bringing high-quality journalism to readers around the globe for over 90 years.

Newsweek provides the latest news, in-depth analysis and ideas about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics. In addition to its online and mobile presence,

Newsweek publishes weekly English print editions in the United States, Europe/Middle East/Africa and Asia as well as editions in Japanese, Korean, Polish, Serbian and Spanish.


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