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Company: U.S.News & World Report
Health and Wellness Reporter
Washington, District of Columbia
Job Status:  Not Specified
Salary:  Not Specified


Health & Wellness Reporter

The Health & Wellness team at U.S. News & World Report ( is seeking a reporter, a position that involves extensive reporting, writing and editing. The beat includes a wide range of Health & Wellness topics, including diet and nutrition, fitness, mental health and happiness, and parenting. The reporter will write several weekly stories and slideshows, along with daily news round-ups, and will contribute to social media efforts, edit blog posts from outside contributors, and assist with rankings projects.


  • Excellent reporting and research skills, ideally in an online journalism environment, with two or more years of experience.
  • Knowledge of health and wellness topics, including diet and nutrition, fitness, and mental health.
  • Proven editing skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work on deadlines in a fast-paced journalism environment.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of and interest in U.S. News's rankings projects, including Best Diets and Top Recommended Health Products.
  • Strong understanding of SEO and experience with online analytics reporting.
  • Familiarity with content management systems, HTML/CSS and Web production is a plus.
  • Experience recruiting and working with freelancers is a plus.
  • Savvy with social media, including Twitter and Facebook.
  • Must be able to work well in team environment.
  • College degree or equivalent.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and 401(k) plans.

Applicants must provide a cover letter, résumé and 3 writing samples. Please email all materials to and include "Health & Wellness Reporter" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.




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