Healthcare Reporter

FierceHealthcare, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedJanuary 02, 2019
IndustriesNewspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$45,000 to $50,000

FierceMarkets, a division of Questex, LLC, a B2B online media company based in Washington, D.C., has an immediate opening for an experienced, fulltime editor to cover the healthcare industry for This position is based in Washington, D.C. but exceptional applicants may be considered for a telework position.

The editor will be responsible for daily news reporting on topics such as health insurance and health finance. They will work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and will help produce special reports and other editorial projects.

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the business of healthcare, a commitment to editorial quality, a passion for social platforms and digital tools and the ability to establish a trusted relationship with our readers.

Job Description:

  •  Identify and write daily online news stories, long-form features and special reports, targeted to a sophisticated audience of healthcare executives and leaders.
  •  Attend key conferences and trade shows as the public face of FierceHealthcare; cover news from the show, take briefings, and moderate panels and events.
  •  Actively engage and build audiences using SEO tactics and social media best practices.


  •  1+ year editorial experience. Experience covering the health insurance industry preferred.
  •  Degree in journalism/communications.
  •  Experience with daily online journalism, general understanding of SEO tactics, and familiarity with social media platforms.
  •  Ability to create original content and identify topics that will resonate with readers.
  •  Familiarity with a content management system.
  •  A positive attitude, a “fierce” work ethic and desire to work on a winning team. We need someone who wants to beat the competition every day.

Come join our talented and fierce team of writers and editors who collectively have decades of journalism experience.

Why Work for Questex?

FierceMarkets is a division of Questex. Questex strives for and values creativity, competence, integrity, friendliness, loyalty, diversity, high-energy output, a sense of humor, and the pursuit of excellence in our many workplaces. Those include our office locations, our field-based work with clients and our on-site work at trade shows, conferences and events around the world. We aim for our employees to be customer-focused, entrepreneurial, happy, vocal, and productive members of our organization. All employees are encouraged to act in the best interest of each other, our customers, and the company.

Questex produces industry-leading digital media, events, business information and content marketing solutions in the markets we serve. Diversification of our product lines, served markets and client base creates a wealth of career development opportunities for Questex team members and those seeking to join.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and the opportunity to grow your career, work with great team members, alongside some of the world's greatest companies to apply your existing skills and learn new ones. We look forward to speaking with.

Members of Our Team Enjoy

  • The prestige of working at a leading company in a growth industry
  • Challenging work assignments and advancement opportunity
  • Excellent benefits -- health, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, and more
  • A culture of innovation and learning, with plenty of professional development opportunities

Email your resume, cover letter and two published news writing clips to Tina Reed  at

Learn more about FierceMarkets and Questex at  

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