at Editorial | Salary: Competitive | Job#: JR-4507 | 8 Sep 2017
(NY / DC) Investigative Reporter/Writer, Food – The Investigative Reporter/Writer, Food functions as the content writer leader, assigner and editor of larger investigative stories in the food area.
Under the direction of the Health/Food Content Team Leader, develops the content strategy for one or more significant investigative stories in the food realm every month
Produces, manages and assigns work with staff editors, writers , market analysts, testers and where appropriate staff in Engagement and Mobilization to ensure the delivery of content across platforms in accordance with strategy, on time, consumer focused, accurate and compelling
Develops strong network of contributors to create work across the platforms for the company as needed
Serves as an on-staff expert and spokesperson in the food realm. Stays abreast of important developments in those and related categories and keeps the larger team informed.
College graduate or equivalent background with 7-10+ years experience writing and editing the work of others and meeting rigid deadlines
Significant background in food science, and covering developments in food safety, labeling and nutrition for consumer-facing media outlets
Able to translate statistical and technical data into accurate, well-written, well-organized and compelling content in a range of media formats.