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Healthcare Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 3/16/2018 5:09:56 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at

Reuters is looking for an exceptional business journalist to help drive ambitious coverage of the U.S. healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Based in Washington D.C. or New York, the reporter will break news and set the agenda in the fast-changing  healthcare business. The beat will be anchored by the Food and Drug Administration but the ideal candidate will break news and develop in-depth, long-form stories about the biggest issues in the pharmaceutical and health care industries.

This is an intensely challenging -- and rewarding -- beat: the successful candidate will unravel mind-bending financial complexities, explore medical mysteries, stay ahead of fast-footed competition, and write about situations where the stakes truly are life and death.


  • Proven skill at reporting and writing distinctive, ambitious, agenda-setting stories
  • A track record of breaking news
  • Ability to cultivate top sources
  • Proven record of fresh story ideas for feature stories and projects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Understanding of multi-media elements to enhance stories, from graphics to pictures and video
  • At least 5 years’ experience reporting or editing at a major news organization

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Req #: JREQ100884
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America|Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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