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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Apply for a health care journalism grant with NIHCM Foundation

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Apply for a health care journalism grant with NIHCM Foundation

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Job Listings

Healthcare Writer/Editor, Bernard Health
Location: 
Nashville, TN
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Writer, MEP Health
Location: 
Germantown, MD
Status: 
Freelance
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Deputy News Director - Environment, Health & Safety, Bloomberg BNA (via mediabistro.com)
Location: 
Arlington. VA
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Senior Associate Editor, Everyday Health, Inc.
Location: 
New York. NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Health Editor, Thrillist Media Group
Location: 
New York, NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Health Care Reporter, Inside Washington Publisher
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Associate Editor, Health Affairs
Location: 
Bethesda, MD
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Print

Healthcare Reporter, NJBIZ (via mediabistro.com)
Location: 
Somerset, NJ
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Copy Editor - Healthcare, Bloomberg BNA
Location: 
Arlington, VA
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Associate Editor - Impact, Huffington Post
Location: 
New York, NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online

Senior Editor, Long-Term Living Magazine
Location: 
Cleveland, OH
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Healthcare Reporter, FierceMarkets
Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online

Healthcare Freelance Reporter, Healthy Living Magazines
Location: 
Jacksonville, FL
Status: 
Part-Time/Temporary
Job Type:
 
Online/Print

Associate Editor, WhatToExpect.com
Location: 
New York, NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online

Senior Editor, Dr. Oz - The Good Life
Location: 
New York, NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Broadcast & Online

Associate Editor- Health, Time Inc.
Location: 
New York, NY
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Online

Sr. Editor, American Nurses Association (ANA),
Location: 
Silver Spring, MD
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Print/Online

Associate Editor - Health Affairs, Project HOPE
Location: 
Bethesda, MD
Status: 
Full-Time
Job Type:
 
Print/Online

Reporter, Health & Medical, The Plain Dealer Publishing Co. 
Location: Cleveland, OH
Status: Full-Time
Job Type:
 Online/Print

Managing Editor - Healthy Living, Answers.com 
Location:
 New York, NY
Status: Full-Time
Job Type:
 Online

Social Media, Events Editor for Global Health and Development Beat, NPR
Location:
 Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-Time
Job Type:
 Online/Broadcast

Freelance Writers, Healthline
Location:
 Remote availability
Status: Temporary, Freelance
Job Type:
 Online

Health Policy Correspondent, NPR
Location:
 Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-Time
Job Type:
 Broadcast

Grants, Awards & Fellowships

Basic Information: NIHCM Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans, and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. Grants will provide funding for health reporting, educational opportunities for health care reporters, and/or support for documentary films and their public engagement campaigns.
Application Process: Applicants are required to submit an initial letter of inquiry (LOI) describing their project by 5:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2015. Applications are welcome at any time prior to that deadline. LOIs must be submitted using NIHCM’s online entry system and must conform to the required structure.

Basic Information: The Carey Institute for Global Good is dedicated to making a better world by contributing to a strong, educated and just society. One of the most important programs they offer is a residency program for writers who produce in-depth, deeply reported work about important issues – social, political, environmental, health.
Application Process: Individual Fellowships are devoted to particular areas of inquiry – environment, health, agriculture, food, race, ethnicity, politics, etc.  Click here for application guidelines and to apply.
Basic Information: Since their inception in 1945, the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards have recognized professional journalists for distinguished reporting on the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. Starting this year, all award categories are open to journalists worldwide.
Application ProcessThose interested may enter a single story, a thematic series, or a group of three unrelated stories. Entries must have been originally published, broadcast or posted online within the contest year (1 July 2014 – 15 July 2015). All entries must be submitted online by 11:59pm U.S. Pacific Time 1 August 2015. There is no entry fee.
Continuing Education

Basic Information: The aim of the specially developed course, written by science journalists Helen Branswell and Martin Enserink, is to help journalists who are covering the epidemic to better report on this infectious disease. It covers basic knowledge about the virus and the disease, and how to fight it. Chapters were included on where to find trustworthy information, on tips and traps in reporting on Ebola and how to stay safe when being in the field.
Availability: The launching of the course, via its own mini-website, was accompanied by three free webinars. The webinars can be accessed through the website for later viewing.

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