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http://www.post-gazette.com
Christina Sabol
csabol@post-gazette.com

2201 Sweeney Dr
Clinton Pennsylvania United States 15026

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Health and Wellness Editor


Job ID: 5691
Job Views: 1001
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Postal Code: 15212
Job Category: Newspapers
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: 59287.80 per year
Posted: 09.15.2021

Job Description

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper, is looking for an ambitious and innovative journalist to cover one of America’s most dynamic medical communities. We are looking for someone with the passion and skill to write about everything from cutting-edge medical treatments to game-changing research developments. The region is home to colleges such as the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University and West Virginia University, as well as health care organizations such as UPMC, Allegheny Health Network and Excela. We’re looking for an editor to tap the region’s many education and medical institutions to develop coverage of issues ranging from exercise and diet to mental health, from cancer research to COVID-19 care. The goal: tell stories from places that matter to our readers -- research labs, hospitals, fitness centers, health agencies and beyond.

The Post-Gazette’s Health and Wellness Editor will help produce a new weekly health section, assign and edit stories, work with freelancers, write regular health stories and engage with our audiences on all platforms. This is a full-time position.

Candidates should:
 

  • Understand how the health-care field works, both in terms of treatment and research
  • Be able to write timely, well-reported and thought-provoking stories
  • Possess strong editing skills
  • Perform effectively on deadline with designers, both for digital and print presentations, to create compelling multimedia packages
  • Be eager to invent and design experiences and innovate new story forms that become regular elements of our coverage
  • Develop a vision for the Post-Gazette’s health coverage


Other Things to Know:
 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • We encourage everyone to apply who shares our passion for indispensable journalism and our drive to create a sustainable business model to support it.
  • As an equal opportunity employer, the Post-Gazette is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, and we encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with special needs.


Education and Experience
 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • 3 to 7 years of experience, preferably on digital platforms
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor staff
  • Display exceptional work ethic, time management, and organization skills


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be given equal consideration regardless of their race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, non-job related physical or mental disability or sexual/affectional orientation. Also, we will not hire individuals that use nicotine products, and will conduct a pre-employment screen to test for the use of nicotine products.


Job Requirements

  • Understand how the health-care field works, both in terms of treatment and research
  • Be able to write timely, well-reported and thought-provoking stories
  • Possess strong editing skills
  • Perform effectively on deadline with designers, both for digital and print presentations, to create compelling multimedia packages
  • Be eager to invent and design experiences and innovate new story forms that become regular elements of our coverage
  • Develop a vision for the Post-Gazette’s health coverage
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • 3 to 7 years of experience, preferably on digital platforms
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage and mentor staff
  • Display exceptional work ethic, time management, and organization skills


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