As a Health Editor for NBC News Med Unit, you will work directly with Senior Health Editor, staff writers, reporters, free-lance writers, broadcast producers and senior producers to pitch, write and edit health news contents for NBC News.com and TODAY.com
Create authoritative, engaging original digital health content
Provide substantive editing, re-writing and copyediting for a variety of internal and external writers
Pitch ideas for health content for a mix of formats: breaking news, enterprise, multi-part series and short cool stories.
Act as liaison between writers and Digital Media team
Work closely with Senior Health Editor to curate and manage the Health vertical and social media accounts
Collaborate with broadcast producers to create unique digital content to accompany TV health segments.
2+ years relevant experience in health and medical writing/editing
Mastery of AP style
Must be willing to work early morning hours and occasional evenings when news breaks.
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through the NBCUni careers site
Must be willing to work in NYC
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Excellent writing, editing, communication and organizational skills
Adept at using analytics and current SEO and social best practices
Committed to innovative digital and visual story-telling
Strong interpersonal skills