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Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Medicine in the Media Course

Health Media Jobs and Opportunities: Medicine in the Media Course

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Whether you are looking for an opportunity to blog, edit or research topics in health, we've included opportunities for you. Also, check out the "Medicine in the Media Course"; you've only got two weeks to apply.

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Featured Opportunities

Medicine in the Media Course, National Institutes of Health's Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)
Eligibility: "Journalists whose primary audience is the general public. Applicants may produce news stories about health or healthcare for newspapers, magazines, or newsletters; television or radio; or on-line media. Participants should be eager to develop skills and knowledge necessary for good medical and health reporting."
Location: Potomac, MD
Date: October 14-17, 2012
Cost: No cost
From the Website: "The course examines the opportunities and challenges of communicating medical research results to the public. It stresses an evidence-based approach and re-examines common beliefs about medicine. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to interpret and evaluate research findings, how to select stories that hold meaning for the public, and how to place a science story in its appropriate context.."
Application Deadline: June 1, 2012

 

New Job Listings

Writer for aging services blog, Northern House Media (via ProBlogger.com)
Location: N/A
Status: Co-blogging
Medium: Online

Writer/Journalist to cover Austin's Health care Market, Healthcare Journal of Austin (via JournalismJobs)
Location: Austin, TX
Status: Part-time
Medium: Online

Writer- Editor, Department of Veteran Affairs
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

Online Production Editor, EveryDayHealth.com
Location: New York City, NY
Status: Full-time
Medium: Online

Marketing Copywriter & Editor, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Location: Tampa, FL
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

Program Research Associates, The Public Health Institute (PHI)
Location: San Jose, CA
Status: Full-time
Medium: Other

 

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