The Duke Medical Center News Office is seeking a Sr. Science News Writer to be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and analyzing strategic comprehensive and diversified media relations programs and tactics. Through direct support of Duke Medicine strategic objectives and the associated strategic plan, the Sr. Science News Writer accrues value to the Duke brand through local, regional and national news exposure.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or a related discipline and at least 5 years of extensive media relations or science news reporting experience. The position requires the ability to edit copy and write science news effectively in several different formats and styles, identify stories that have the elements necessary for success, and understand the components of effective and successful video and online support for science news.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Duke offers a comprehensive benefits package. View the complete job description and apply online at: to
Requisition # 400166212 (Sr. Science News Writer). A cover letter outlining qualifications and a resume including professional references is required for consideration.
Duke University Health System is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

One response to “Jobs: SR. SCIENCE NEWS WRITER

  1. Obviously, the person who wrote the job description wouldn’t qualify for the position. Yeah, I know that’s mean.