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Company: Crain Communications
Staff Reporter
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
April 19, 2013
Job ID: 1476461



Staff reporter

Modern Healthcare



Reporting to the news editor and based in the Chicago office, this staff reporter will be tasked with writing news items and feature stories for our weekly magazine and for our daily web site products. This is a general assignment healthcare reporting position that requires an enthusiastic, organized, motivated individual who can confidently write on topics across the healthcare spectrum. Experience covering public health and population health issues a plus.


 Duties include:

  • Working with the news editor to write both long form magazine features and shorter, daily news briefs.
  • Developing ideas for enterprise and investigative features.
  • Working on organizing and moderating online healthcare webinars.
  • Attending and reporting from healthcare conferences when necessary.



The position requires at least 3 years of experience focused on producing high quality healthcare editorial content.


It also requires:

  • The ability to write accurately and clearly on very tight deadlines while also being able to engage readers with compelling copy.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • Video reporting experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of online metrics, optimization and content management a plus.
  • Knowledge of healthcare data a plus.
  • B.A. in journalism or related field.


Organization Overview

 Modern Healthcare, is the healthcare industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, opinion and information.  Modern Healthcare’s print product has been published by Crain Communications Inc since 1976 and is the healthcare industry's only business news weekly. In addition to the print product we communicate with our readers via a variety of properties and platforms including print, digital, events, research and custom projects.

Crain Communications one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with 30 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe producing exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed.

 As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company's newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.

 Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader. 

 We thank you for your interest in Crain Communications.  We invite you to visit often and apply through the Careers page at as positions are updated regularly. 

 Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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