The Independent, Health Correspondent
The Independent is looking for a Health Correspondent to deliver hard-hitting exclusives, quick turnaround breaking stories and insightful analysis.
- Find, pitch and write exclusive stories that will lead The Independent website and Daily Edition app.
- Produce quick and accurate breaking news stories
- Write analysis, features and long reads on key developments on your beat
- Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts
- Suggest and write headlines to best promote stories on the website and social media
- Choose pictures and videos to accompany stories
Skills and experience:
- At least two years’ experience in a similar role for a newspaper or news website
- A proven track record of bringing in exclusive stories
- Experience of writing under intense deadline pressure in a breaking news environment
- Ability to run their own patch and develop contacts
- Experience and / or enthusiasm for capturing video content while reporting
Apply by completing the application form below.