Broadcast Journalist- Patient Advocacy

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Human Health Project

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Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community. We envision a world where all people have the information, skills and opportunities to lead healthy lives.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

Information on HHP IMPACT Program: https://tinyurl.com/HHP-IMPACT-US


HHP is seeking a Broadcast Journalist for the Patient Advocacy Program .

In this role, you will interview patients and caregivers about their experiences navigating the healthcare system. Since video is a powerful tool for telling and sharing patient journeys, the goal of the video series is to highlight HHP’s Patient Advocacy program, convey the importance of being an advocate for yourself and those in your care, and to demonstrate how patient advocates serve a critical role in receiving the best healthcare.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Generating ideas for stories involving patient experiences
  • Investigating resources to find interview participants
  • Researching potential stories through personal contacts, the internet and other sources
  • Deciding on the most appropriate angle to approach the story
  • Booking and briefing interviewees
  • Recording interviews - in person, via telephone, or conducting them live
  • Speaking directly to a video camera
  • Finding appropriate images or sounds - either by recording fresh material, or retrieving them from library stock
  • Writing introductions and scripting material for questions to be asked
  • Adapting material for use in other formats and programs.
  • Helping to bring awareness and support for HHP's programs

Essential Skills
  • Excellent news-gathering and reporting skills
  • Articulate, professional, credible, & ethical
  • Clear and professional broadcasting voice
  • Compassionate and caring manner
  • Persuasiveness and the ability to draw information from people
  • Knowledge of what makes a compelling story and how best to present it to particular audiences
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and see all potential angles of a story
  • Effective under the pressure of deadlines
  • Objective, fair and balanced in the treatment of stories
  • Technical knowledge and skills in using a range of audio and/or visual equipment
  • Attention to detail and extremely accurate
  • Knowledge of the law, ethics and industry regulation as they affect medical journalists
  • Professional appearance
  • Experience within the healthcare industry
  • Strong rapport building skills and the ability to develop relationships at all levels including patients, patient groups and other health organizations
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Team player with a flexible approach
  • Motivated and passionate about HHP’s mission

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Film, and/or other related field
  • 3 - 5 years experience of writing or editing in television/broadcast environment
  • 3 - 5 years producing professional broadcasting marketing/promotions/creative services experiences preferred
  • Self-starter, reliable, honest, dependable and flexible
  • Comfortable working in virtual teams in an online environment

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About Human Health Project

Location:

2271 Vandalia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90032, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: To drive patient-centered health outcomes by harnessing data collected by a global online community who share their treatment outcomes, enhanced by clinical evidence-based best practices

Description

Human Health Project (HHP) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals increase their health knowledge through the sharing of health information. HHP collects, analyzes, and shares health information to empower and inform individuals to achieve better health outcomes. Our patient-centered approach enables patients and caregivers to choose treatments based on evidence-based clinical data as well as the cumulative knowledge of the HHP community.

For more Information about HHP, please visit our website: https://www.humanhealthproject.org/

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Video Production
  • Journalism
  • Content Management Systems
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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