Healthcare Reporter
Chicago, IL 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Modern Healthcare, the leading source for healthcare business news, is seeking an experienced reporter to cover post-acute care organizations and the growing movement in medicine to care for patients outside the hospital.

Hospitals are rethinking how they control costs and improve patient outcomes and they see acute care at home and post-acute care as key drivers of future growth. We seek an aggressive reporter who will dig deep to develop the robust sources necessary to cover the companies and health systems delivering care outside the hospital, including nursing homes, home health organizations and assisted-living facilities.

Our audience is healthcare industry executives, policymakers and decision-makers. Our goal is to shape policy and hold organizations accountable.

The reporter must be a self-starter who will be responsible for daily news coverage, writing breaking news and enterprise stories for our website as well as longer-form articles for our magazine. There also are opportunities for video interviews and podcasts.

We are a collaborative newsroom and look for a reporter eager to work with colleagues, editors, data and graphics team members to provide compelling content and expand our audience.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
  • A minimum of two years of reporting experience
  • Experience covering healthcare, business or both
  • Must be highly motivated and committed to breaking news
  • Ability to meet deadlines and file clean, concise and comprehensive copy on complex subjects with a high degree of accuracy, balance and relatability
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, juggling several stories at once, and must be curious and able to generate enterprise feature ideas
  • Must have attention to detail, industry knowledge and the ability to interpret data for trend stories
  • Web publishing, multimedia and social media experience
  • Interest and skills in database journalism

Modern Healthcare is based in Chicago. We will consider other locations for the right candidate.

This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Pay Transparency Disclosure:

The estimated salary range for this position is $50,000 to $75,000.

The final salary offering will take into accounta wide range of factors, including experience, accomplishments and location. The salary range provided should not be considered as a salary limit or cap. In addition to base salary, Crain also offers competitive benefits including retirement plan savings contributions and bonus opportunities based on individual and company performance.






Brand Overview:

Modern Healthcare is the industry's leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. We report on important healthcare events and trends, as they happen, through our weekly print magazine, websites, e-newsletters, mobile products and events. Our readers use that information to make informed business decisions and lead their organizations to success. It's for this reason that Modern Healthcare magazine is ranked No. 1 in readership among healthcare executives.

Crain Overview:

has been at the forefront of the publishing industry for more than a century.As a privately held company, we maintain a personal responsibility for elevating our work to be the best it can be.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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