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BuzzFeed News is looking for an early career journalist to join our team in publishing engaging, entertaining, and science-backed stories on the health beat. You should be eager, looking for fresh ideas and stories, and have a desire to report them in a way that makes them accessible, easy-to-understand, and actionable for our audience.
We’re looking for someone who is devoted to providing the most medically sound information possible, but who also has a quirky outlook and desire to debunk myths, report on news and internet trends, write about health & fitness products, and pitch stories that can't be found anywhere else.
We cover topics like infectious disease (including COVID-19, monkeypox, and the flu), wellness, mental health, fitness, nutrition, sex, relationships, parenting, climate change, and more.
You will report to our Health Editor, who is based in New York. While an NYC-area location is a plus, remote candidates will also be considered.
Part of what makes BuzzFeed a pioneer in digital media is our commitment to exploring new ventures that lead to spreading truth and joy. As such, you may be asked to share your knowledge with your colleagues through presentations or trainings, to screen and interview job candidates, or to take part in recruitment or networking events on behalf of the company
We ask that you apply for the job with a resume, brief cover letter, and clips that you have written.
We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.
We want all employees to feel safe and comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health and safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.
Note:BuzzFeed, Inc. offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) and open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, and VT.