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  Health Editor, News Medical Unit
Employer: NBC News Job Posted: 1/23/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

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

Job Duties

• 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.

Basic Qualifications
• 2+ years relevant experience in health and medical writing/editing
• Bachelor’s degree
• 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

Desired Characteristics

• 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

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