Health and Wellness Reporter – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Health and Wellness Reporter – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Western Pennsylvania’s largest newspaper, is looking for an ambitious and innovative journalist to cover one of America’s most dynamic health communities. With COVID-19 underscoring the essential role of health information right now, we are seeking an inquisitive reporter to write evidence-based stories on topics including fitness and nutrition, mental health, sleep and stress management. The job will include some health news reporting as well as writing service pieces for our new health section, which aims to help readers take steps to live better lives. We want stories that will not only inform and support readers but surprise and delight them as well.


Candidates should:

  • Be able to write timely, well-reported and thought-provoking stories
  • Be able to find fresh angles on health topics, drawing from what’s happening in the wider world, including popular culture and social media
  • Be able to generate ideas for service pieces that are relevant and engaging
  • Be eager to be part of a transforming newsroom working to provide deep coverage of a diverse and changing community.


Other Things to Know

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • We encourage everyone to apply who shares our passion for indispensable journalism and our drive to create a sustainable business model to support it.
  • As an equal opportunity employer, the Post-Gazette is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, and we encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and people with special needs


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • 2 to 5 years of experience preferred
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills;
  • Display exceptional work ethic, time management and organizational skills.

If interested, please send 5 samples of your best work and a resume to PG Health & Wellness editor Roberta Zeff at