Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: A Conference to Demystify Medicare and More
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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 careerbuilder.com)
Location: Skokie, IL
Medium: Data Research/Print
Health IT, Imaging, Mobile Healthcare Freelancer, FierceHealthIt.com (via mediabistro.com)
Location: Washington, DC
Manager, Brainline.com (via mediabistro.com)
Location: Arlington, VA
Producer, Philly.com (via journalismjobs.com)
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Health care/social services reporter, Portland Press Herald (via journalismjobs.com)
Location: Portland, ME
To Apply: Contact kburnham [at] mainetoday [dot] com
Writer, MobiHealthNews (via journalismjobs.com)
Location: Cambridge, MA
To Apply: Contact brian [dot] dolan [at] mobihealthnews [dot] com
Editor, Writer, Communications Coordinator and Technician, Circle Solutions, Inc.
Location: McLean, VA
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.
To Apply: Contact Pamela [dot] moreland [at] hotchalk [dot] com
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 (millonj [at] wlu [dot] edu) with “Poverty Story Awards” in the subject line.