Modern Healthcare seeks a reporter
Modern Healthcare, the leading source for healthcare business news, is seeking an experienced reporter to cover post-acute care organizations and physician and nursing issues. This reporter will also be responsible for enterprise stories on governance and the leadership of healthcare organizations.
Healthcare is rapidly transforming and is ripe for enterprise stories on the challenges and opportunities found in increasing access to care while lowering spending. This beat would focus on how staffing affects those business decisions. This reporter would be expected to generate story ideas and analysis for an executive audience that makes decisions that impact how healthcare is delivered in America. Our goal is for our reporting to impact and shape policy and hold organizations accountable. The reporter will be responsible for daily news coverage for our website, e-newsletters and magazine, as well as calendared features and enterprise work. Successful candidates are curious, take initiative and enjoy being part of a highly motivated editorial team. You would have the opportunity to collaborate with other reporters in Chicago and other bureaus as well as data and graphics team members. Modern Healthcare’s audience primarily includes healthcare industry executives at hospitals, insurers, physician groups and other affiliated organizations including lobbying groups and policymakers on the federal, state and municipal level.
Objectives & Responsibilities
The reporter in this position will be responsible for writing breaking healthcare business news, analysis and feature stories for a website and a weekly print magazine. The ideal candidate will have experience covering some aspect of healthcare, preferably in the areas cited above. A deep interest in covering healthcare is mandatory, as is a willingness to collaborate on data and presentation online and in print. The ability to dig deeper into trends, policy and programs that are changing the way healthcare is delivered and paid for in the U.S. also would be needed.
This position would start as remote from home and then be based in Chicago office once we are working in office again. We will also consider candidates from outside of Chicago area for remote, home based employment.
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