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Health Reporter

The Palm Beach Post is currently seeking a health reporter with an investigative bent to join our team based in West Palm Beach, FL. The Palm Beach Post is a property of Cox Media Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises

SUMMARY:

The health care reporter will be responsible for breaking big stories in public health and the health-care industry, both locally and in the state of Florida. We seek high-level reporting and writing with impact on stories of local and national interest.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • With time and support from editors, multimedia specialists and visual experts, thoroughly research, investigate and write for daily and/or weekly print
  • Use social media to establish expertise and distinguish the newspaper, including productive blogging and digital story-telling

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 years’ work experience required.  Knowledge of database reporting preferred. Knowledge of healthcare industry preferred.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Computer knowledge/experience is required (Word/Excel/Outlook).
  • Must be highly organized and have a passion for creativity with ability to work in a high pressure environment while meeting tight deadlines. 
  • Must be flexible for weekend work and shift changes.

 

ABOUT COX MEDIA GROUP:

Cox Media Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, Inc. (CCE) and is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company.

The company’s operations currently include14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications and over 100 digital services as well as the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.

CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.  

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.  

 

HOW TO APPLY:  

To be considered for this position please apply to: https://cox.taleo.net/careersection/cox_externalcareers/jobdetail.ftl?job=143827&lang=en&sns_id=linkedin  

For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at http://www.coxmediagroup.com  

 

Thank you for your interest in The Palm Beach Post and Cox Media Group!