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Company: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Seeking Health Reporter
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
May 27, 2013
Job ID: 1488247


We seek a talented journalist to join our health team. We need a reporter who is comfortable writing news and features; who can can quickly grasp complex topics; and who can write clearly, accurately and authoritatively. The candidate must be able to juggle breaking news, blog posts and and longer-term enterprise. Most of all we are looking for a versatile reporter who is also a collaborative colleague, critical thinker and graceful storyteller. Moreover, the right applicant looks for ways to integrate photos, graphics and multimedia opportunities into coverage.

Health is an area of incredible interest to our general audience, and we demand that members of our reporting team provide a steady supply and wide range of coverage. St. Louis is a major medical hub in the Midwest. The health care industry is the largest employer in the region, and the city is home to two renowned medical schools, Washington University and St. Louis University, which makes St. Louis a center for cutting-edge medical research. 

Minimum of 3 years experience. Health and medical expertise is preferred but not required. Strong computer-assisted reporting and multimedia skills are a plus.

If you are interested, please submit a resume, a letter explaining how you would approach the job and at least five clips or online links that show your range of work to Adam Goodman, Deputy Managing Editor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 900 N. Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 63101, or to Deadline is May 13.


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