Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Report from a Medical Hub
Gainesville is quickly growing into the medical hub of Florida. Check out this week's featured opportunity to report from an area with three hospitals and several biotech operations.
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Health/Science Reporter, The Gainesville Sun (via JournalismJobs)
Location: Gainesville, Florida
From the Website: "The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun, a daily newspaper in the heart of the Gator Nation, is seeking an experienced health/science reporter to cover one of the most critical beats in the newsroom. Home to three expanding hospitals and numerous biotech and research operations, Gainesville is quickly growing into the medical hub of Florida, and we need a reporter able to hit the ground running in reporting on the advances, trends and potential complications important to our readers."
New Job and Internship Listings
Health Business Freelance Reporter, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Copy Editor, Coffey Communications
Location: Walla Walla, Washington
Managing Editor Job Share, Psychotherapy Networker (via JournalismJobs)
Medical Copy Editor, Cline Davis & Mann
Location: New York
Senior Writer, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Intern, The Nation's Health
Location: Washington, D.C.
Medium: Online and Print
The MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, GSA and NAM
Eligibility:Journalists who cover issues in aging and/or who work for ethnic media outlets serving U.S. communities.
Deadline: July 1st, 2012
From the Website: "Selected Fellows will attend GSA's 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting, which is taking place in San Diego from Wednesday, November 14, to Sunday, November 18. This event regularly welcomes over 3,000 experts in the field of aging and the schedule includes hundreds of symposia, papers and posters - all featuring new research presented for the first time. At the meeting, reporters will find ideas for new stories and fresh angles on existing topics from Alzheimer's disease to Social Security and Medicare."
Rural Health Journalism Workshop 2012, AHCJ
Eligibility: Open to all AHCJ members
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Date: June 1st, 2012
Cost: free, a limited amount of travel assistance is available
From the Website: The workshop "will offer journalists resources and story ideas about special health concerns of rural populations and how reporters can better cover these stories. It's designed for any journalist who covers news – not just reporters on the health beat – to leave with solid knowledge, better resources and ideas you can use in your own community."