Health and Medicine Team Reporter
Company: Boston Globe Media
Posted on: September 25, 2022
The Boston Globe is looking for a talented reporter to join an
expanded medical-biotech team covering one of the world's most
vibrant and respected healthcare communities.
Medical news in Boston often has national or even international
repercussions, and the Globe needs a reporter to cover the science,
the policy, and the context of medical developments while centering
the people most affected by them.
The reporter will be expected to generate a steady stream of
medical stories including breaking dailies, enterprise, and
accountability stories, some developed over longer periods of
A few other qualities that would make you a good fit for this
- Either experience or interest in covering health and
- You're well-sourced, or know how to build a source network
- You're creative, enterprising and curious. You see fresh angles
to storylines everywhere and you're a newshound who still gets a
rush when you beat the competition.
- You can handle the most important, sensitive stories we cover
here at the Globe, but you're also not beyond rolling up your
sleeves and spinning a lighthearted yarn.
- You're cool under the tightest of deadlines.
- You're a collaborative reporter who likes being part of a
- 3+ years journalism experience preferred.
- Experience working for a daily news organization
- Strong reporting and writing skills and the ability to grasp
the complexities of medical science and health care.
- Ability to generate story ideas.
- Willingness to adapt and to be audience-focused.
- A commitment to creating an inclusive work environment and
embracing the Globe's priorities regarding diversity and inclusion
in the workplace and in our coverage.
This position is a union position covered by a collective
bargaining agreement with the Boston Newspaper Guild
We require that all BGMP employees (including temporary employees,
co-ops, interns, and independent contractors) be vaccinated from
COVID-19, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as
an accommodation or otherwise. All BGMP employees, regardless of
vaccination status or work location, must provide proof of
vaccination status as instructed by the employee's designated Human
Resources contact. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation
or other exemption from this policy by contacting their designated
Human Resources contact. Failure to comply with or enforce any part
of this policy, or misrepresentation of compliance with this
policy, may result in discipline, up to and including termination
of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other
requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law.
Boston Globe Media Partners is an equal employment opportunity
employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic
information, military or veteran status, pregnancy or
pregnancy-related condition or any other protected characteristic.
Boston Globe Media Partners is committed to diversity in its most
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