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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: A Conference to Demystify Medicare and More

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: A Conference to Demystify Medicare and More

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Featured Opportunity

De-Mystifying Medicare, University of Michigan

About: The Medicare NewsGroup, an online resource for journalists, academics and policymakers, is sponsoring a free, one day event, “Covering Medicare: Care, Costs, Control and Consequences” with the University of Michigan’s Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation in Ann Arbor, Mich. Journalists from all media are invited to learn about and discuss Medicare reform, policies, economics and quality initiatives. This non partisan symposium will explore many of the hot-button issues, myths and challenges facing Medicare during this heated presidential election campaign.
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 2
Location: University of Michigan, 500 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109‎
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

New Job Listings

Healthcare Research/Writer, Kaufman, Hall & Associates (via
Location: Skokie, IL
Medium: Data Research/Print

Health IT, Imaging, Mobile Healthcare Freelancer, (via
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Part-time
Medium: Online

Manager, (via
Location: Arlington, VA
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online

Producer, (via
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online

Health care/social services reporter, Portland Press Herald (via
Location: Portland, ME
Status: Full-time
Medium: Print
To Apply: Contact

Writer, MobiHealthNews (via
Location: Cambridge, MA
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online
To Apply: Contact

Editor, Writer, Communications Coordinator and Technician, Circle Solutions, Inc.
Location: McLean, VA
Status: Full-time

Freelance Writer, University Nursing Blog

About: A university nursing blog is looking for writers who can tell high-quality, succinct, health care stories from the nurses’ viewpoint. This blog will provide industry news, interview with insiders, and resources for active nurses and nursing students. Stories should contain compelling and linkable content. The goal is 3-5 stories per week per blogger.

Location: Telecommute
To Apply: 

Senior Medical/Science Writer and Editor School of Medicine - Public Relations & Public Affairs, University of Maryland
About: Serves as Senior Writer/Editor of the University of Maryland, School of Medicine by developing a variety of messages for academic and public audiences in a number of different formats, including: talking points, speeches, scientific lectures, journal articles, book chapters, and newspaper and trade journal op-eds.
Deadline: October 18, 2012
Location: Baltimore, MD


Knight Poverty Journalism Initiative Story Awards, Knight Poverty Journalism Initiative
Eligibility: Open to freelance writers
Deadline: October 1
Where: Email your story proposal to Joan Millon ( with “Poverty Story Awards” in the subject line.


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The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 National Fellowship will provide $2,000 to $10,000 reporting grants, five months of mentoring from a veteran journalist, and a week of intensive training at USC Annenberg in Los Angeles from July 16-20. Click here for more information and the application form, due May 5.

The Center for Health Journalism’s 2023 Symposium on Domestic Violence provides reporters with a roadmap for covering this public health epidemic with nuance and sensitivity. The next session will be offered virtually on Friday, March 31. Journalists attending the symposium will be eligible to apply for a reporting grant of $2,000 to $10,000 from our Domestic Violence Impact Reporting Fund. Find more info here!


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