Fierce Healthcare seeks a reporter to cover payers and tech

February 27, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

Fierce Healthcare is seeking a sharp and eager journalist to join our expanding team.

We are looking for a reporter to deliver daily news and a steady flow of features that put the news in context for our readers. This beat focuses on health payers, health tech and the evolving landscape of healthcare delivery.

The ideal candidate excels not only at building sources and breaking news, but at digging into the why and how behind the daily stories. Our readers are savvy and well-informed, and they look to us for perspective and insights they cannot get elsewhere.

This person will also have a strong commitment to editorial quality and ethics, a passion for diving deep into the subjects they cover, and the desire to have a little fun with what they do.

Who are we?  

At Questex, you can make an impact by helping marketers and buyers connect more efficiently and effectively. Questex is a leading global events, media, and business information company, yet we are still a place where your voice is heard, and your ideas are appreciated. So, you can make an immediate difference in our success while advancing your career.

Questex drives business forward through a rich engagement platform centered on leading events and surrounded by data insights and digital communities.

Check us out here: www.questex.com

Questex’s Fierce Healthcare team:

Fierce Healthcare delivers healthcare news at the intersection of business and policy. Our journalists strive to bring our readers breaking industry news, exclusive interviews and thoughtfully-reported stories that offer a deeper insight on how changes in the industry impact their corner of the healthcare world. Our family of publications includes Fierce Healthcare, Fierce Health Payer, Fierce Health IT, Fierce Hospitals, Fierce Practice Management and Fierce Health Finance.

As our Staff Writer, you’ll support Questex’s success by: 

  • Write daily news stories and longer-form stories.
  • Develop the beat and a range of sources at companies and regulatory agencies and among industry experts and analysts.
  • Mine government databases, court documents, securities filings and other public sources for hidden stories.
  • Brainstorm and bring to life features that help Fierce Healthcare interact with and engage our dedicated community of readers.
  • Contribute to our podcast.
  • Occasional travel to cover key events and industry conferences.

What we will love about your background:

  • Minimum 1 year of newsroom experience required, with a preference for candidates who have covered healthcare; other business reporting experience will be considered.
  • Degree in journalism, communications or another writing-intensive major, or industry-relevant field such as business.
  • Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP style.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory matters in healthcare.

Most importantly, we value a positive attitude, a “Fierce” work ethic, and a passion for contributing to a winning team of journalists dedicated to delivering business news in a fresh, relatable way.

Come join a talented group of writers and editors who enjoy their work—and working together. We think we’re fielding the best team we’ve ever had, and we want you to be part of it.

Who you are as a Team Member:      

  • You proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, including valuing diverse backgrounds, experiences and thinking. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.

To apply, go here.

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