Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
08 May 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

WBUR is seeking a multimedia journalist to join our CommonHealth unit a multi-platform effort to report on health, medicine and life sciences. CommonHealth covers research, treatment and the health care system, always with particular focus on the human element: Effects on health, on patients, and on peoples lives. The Producer/Reporter II should have a demonstrated passion for health, medical and science topics, and strong experience distinguishing between solid and junk science. The candidate should be capable of practicing the craft of public radio journalism at a high level, combined with a willingness to shoulder whichever tasks are needed for the verticals coverage to thrive. A feeling of strong enthusiasm is critical for CommonHealths mission: To do justice to the world-leading biomedical ecosystem in Boston and to help people improve their lives with solid health information. The ideal candidate is not intimidated by the complexities of biomedical fields or the often-brilliant people working in them. Rather, they will feel a commitment to making these complex but critical topics accessible to the general public through skillful storytelling.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred with at least three to five years of related experience.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular